Madrid and Chelsea draw 1-1 in the Champions League semifinals, with goals from Pulisic and Benzema.
Real Madrid vs. Chelsea’s Champions League semi-final first leg at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on Tuesday at 21:00 CEST. This is the first time these two teams have played in Europe’s top club competition, and what a time to do so, given the failure of the European Super League breakaway.
Real Madrid vs Chelsea: Champions League semi-finals FINAL SCORE: 1-1
FULL TIME: REAL MADRID 1-1 CHELSEA:
Both teams scored in the first half of the first leg of this UCL semi-final tie between Real Madrid and Chelsea, with Christian Pulisic giving the Blues the lead in the 14th minute before Karim Benzema equalised 15 minutes later.
Minute 92: Rodrygo on for final seconds:
With just a minute of stoppage time remaining, Rodrygo has replaced Benzema.
Minute 89: Odriozola booked:
Odriozola, who was booked for the foul, stopped Rudiger in his tracks.
Minute 88: Varane header deflected wide:
Varane met Kroos’ pinpoint corner, but his diving header was deflected off Chilwell and went wide.
Minute 87: Kroos’ effort worries Mendy:
Minute 84: Kante is everywhere:
Despite the rain and the fact that it is the 84th minute, Chelsea’s Kante appears to be everywhere. He’s quite the athlete.
Minute 78: Ziyech’s free kick comfortably dealt with:
Ziyech took Chelsea’s free kick from 25 yards out, but Courtois easily dealt with his effort.
Minute 69: Chelsea dominating possession:
Since the substitutions, Chelsea has had full control of the ball, and the changes seem to have given the Blues a new lease on life.
Minute 48: Chelsea have first chance of second half:
Chelsea regain possession, and Kante flicks the ball into Werner’s lane, but Militao blocks his attempt.
HALF TIME: REAL MADRID 1-1 CHELSEA:
Chelsea took the lead in the 14th minute thanks to an excellent solo effort from Christian Pulisic, but Real Madrid levelled things 15 minutes later thanks to a fantastic volley from Karim Benzema.
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