Chelsea Vs Real Madrid Champions League clash ended in a nightmare for the Blues as they crashed out of the Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid.
Chelsea needed to overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat at Santiago Bernabeu to qualify for the semifinals.
Chelsea XI: Kepa; James, Thiago Silva, Fofana, Chalobah, Cucurella; Kovacic, Gallagher, Kanté, Enzo Fernández; Havertz
Real Madrid XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Camavinga; Kroos, Modric, Fede Valverde; Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicius.
The game got underway on a frantic space with both sides speedily breaking on attack when in possession.
Real Madrid contested earnestly early enough but Chelsea gradually built their presence into the game, dominating proceedings.
With s strong support from the home fans Chelsea comfortably sit atop the challenge pressing Madrid back to their half and making a slew of attempts.
The Blues’ first clear chance came in the 10the minute when N’Golo Kante fired off target on a one-on-one chance with Thibaut Courtois following Reece James’ cross.
Chelsea continued to dominate possession going forward but were vulnerable when Real Madrid led an onslaught upfield.
Modric, Karim Benzema and Vincius junior forced Kepa Arrizabalaga to a series of fire saves within few minutes.
While Chelsea enjoyed a spell of the ball but managed just two attempts on target, Real Madrid did not lose their sting reflex when charging forward.
Vincius Jr nearly score for the visitors when Modric delivered a cross into the box but failed to poke home the inswinger with only Kepa Arrizabalaga to beat.
Chelsea would have sealed a first half win in the 45th minute but Marcus Cucurella squandered an open chance firing straight at a diving Courtois after Reece James’ cross.
The first half ended goalless but Chelsea ended a better side with a good spell of possession and series of chances.
Real Madrid did not enjoy a lot of possession but were like sting bees when launching attacks and recorded more attempts on target than the hosts.
Frank Lampard has done a great job muffling Los Blancos at Stamford Bridge in the first half but they needed to do more to overturn a 2-0 deficit.
Rodrygo’s nets opener for Real Madrid
Los Blancos finally took the lead in the 58th minute after breaking on a quick counter.
Charlobah had squeezed the defense during Chelsea press leaving acres of space on his left flank.
Real Madrid exploited the acres of space with a throughball by Militao to Rodrygo who paced down the right, beating Charlobah’s sliding tackle to charge into the box.
He crossed into the box; Benzema missed it but the Brazil international was rightly placed to slot a dink finish pass Kepa to give Real Madrid the lead.
Chelsea continued to dominate possession and were mounting pressure in the Real Madrid’s half but failed to break the goal deadlock.
They now had to score over three goals as they trailed by 3-0 on aggregate.
Rodrygo doubles lead!
In the 80th minute, Real Madrid deepened Chelsea woes as Rodrygo hits another goal to bag his brace.
The match ended with Real Madrid running away with 4-0 aggregate win over Chelsea.
The reigning European champions completed a double over the Blues in Champions League, becoming the first team to do so in the history of the competition.