Chelsea’s Champions League ambition was ended by Paris St-Germaine (PSG) at the last-16 stage at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea.
Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the man of the game., He scored the opening goal for PSG and set up another as PSG trash Chelsea 2-1 to knock out of the Champions League for the second time on Wednesday.
PSG were on top the game as they controlled more than 60 per cent possession. PSG’s Adrien Rabiot opened the scoring before Chelsea’s Diego Costa gave his team its first goal. Costa’s smart move put Chelsea level on the night before half-timer game.
But things are getting bad for Chelsea as key players Costa and Hazard both limped off in the second half of the game.
Then comes the finishing move, Ibrahimovic’s devastating goal took out Chelsea’s sails for the Champions League, ending the English club’s hopes of the Champions League.
Chelsea has a home court advantage in this match, but the Costa’s departure through injury and Ibrahimovic’s quick finish from Angel di Maria’s assist seven minutes later sent PSG into the last eight.
It’s a death match for Chelsea, and only hopes is to take the game to extra time. In order to take the game to extra time Chelsea need to give its best and score twice without conceding another. It’s huge daunting task for Chelsea.
It’s a very difficult game for Liverpool boss Guus Hiddink, who is now left with the FA Cup as their only shot at silverware this season.
Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the hero of the game for PSG, scoring the winning goal and setting up another. The Swedish striker has scored four consecutive Champion League matches.
With this defeat Chelsea, which ranked 10th in the Premier League, now faced the prospect of being without European football next season.As for PSG, they will wait to see who joins them in the last eight of the Champions League.