Chelsea has dominated Eintracht Frankfurt (1-1, 4 t. a. b. 3), this Thursday evening in the Europa League.
After his draw (1-1) to go, Chelsea was ripped out in extremis Eintracht Frankfurt (1-1, 4 t. a. b. 3), this Thursday evening at Stamford Bridge in the semi-finals of the Europa League. Front of their own supporters, the club was experiencing a slight delay in the ignition, providing the first real opportunity of the meeting to the Germans. On an attempt from Da Costa, Kepa came a stop reflex of the most beautiful effect to keep his cage clean sheets to date (15th). Passed by the corrections, the Blues reacted quickly through Giroud, who was Trapp on its trajectory (23rd), and then by Azpilicueta, close to place his own people at the head of the table display (the 24th). In a strong time, the men of Maurizio Sarri to end up, logically, by opening the brand. After a big work Hazard, Loftus-Cheek was placed goalkeeper on loan from PSG in a strike clear to the ground (1-0, 27th). After the break, Eintracht came back with better intentions, and was very quickly back in the game.
On an offering of Gacinovic, Jovic, already scorer to go, was fly to the inside of the right foot (1-1, 49th). Transfigured, the Germans dominated head and shoulders this second act but failed to force the decision. During the first half of the extension, this scenario is pursued… He had two decisive interventions of David Luiz (101st) and Zappacosta (105th+1) to prevent the Eintracht take the lead. The German club was then seriously moved during the second period of extra-time. Trapp had to try twice (112th, 116th) to thwart the plans of Blues to be found. Finally, the place in the final against Arsenal was played during the fateful penalty kicks. Evil board after the failure of Azpilicueta, Chelsea saw Kepa to put on his costume of savior. The porter showed himself to be decisive on the two latest attempts by the German and Hazard would send the Blues in the final, which will take place in Baku (Azerbaijan).
Europa league – 1/2 finals
Chelsea – Eintracht Frankfurt : 1-1, 4 t. a. b. 3 (1-1 PA) (1-0 MT)
Goals : R. Loftus-Cheek (28) to Chelsea ; L. Jovic (49th) to Frankfurt.
A penalty shootout
Eintracht Frankfurt : Haller O – Jovic O – De Guzman O – Hinteregger X – Paciencia X
Chelsea : Barkley O – Azpilicueta, X – Jorginho O – David Luiz O Hazard O