London Club, Chelsea FC beats 10 man Atletico Madrid to make it six straight clean sheets, just two goals conceded in 13 unbeaten matches under Thomas Tuchel, and into their first Champions League quarter-final for seven years.
Chelsea’s only two appearances in the European Cup Final have come after managerial changes during the course of a season – under Avram Grant in 2008 and Roberto Di Matteo in 2012.
Ziyech celebrates his first Stamford Bridge goal in style
Thomas Tuchel who has been at the helm of affairs as Chelsea beats Atletico Madrid back to back on a three (3-0) nil aggregate to see his side through to the Champions League Quarterfinals after almost 3 years.
Tuchel made it to the final with Paris St Germain last year and nobody will fancy being paired with his Blues in Friday’s last-eight draw.
Savic sent off for savage elbow on Ruddiger
Chelsea’s six-strong £230million summer recruitment drive did not bear fruit in time to spare Frank Lampard the sack in January.
But three of that number – Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and goalscorer Hakim Ziyech, combined to double Chelsea’s aggregate lead with a classic counter-attacking goal.
The truest heroes of this victory though were Antonio Rudiger and N’Golo Kante.
Rudiger successfully tamed the vociferous lion, Luis Suarez as he was unable to bark not to talk of roar during the entirety of the game causing his substitution in the middle of the second half.