Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Chelsea and Madrid through to semi finals

Chelsea defeated Benfica by 2-1 (3-1 agg), while Madrid beat APOEL by 5-2 (8-2 agg) at the Bernabeu to qualify for the semi final.

Chelsea went a goal up in the first half through a penalty by Frank Lampard in the 21st minute. Benfica who were reduced to 10 men in the 40th minute, put up a good fight in the second half and were rewarded with a goal from Javi Garcia. But Raul Meireles came from the bench to seal the victory for the London side.

In the other quarter final match played today at the Bernabeu, Real Madrid defeated APOEL by 5-2. Ronaldo scored a brace, while the other goals for Madrid came from Kaka, Maria Callejon and Di Maria. Gustavo Manduca and Esteban Solari got the goals for the visitors.

Madrid will now face Bayern munich, while Chelsea will play Barcelona in the semi final.

1 comment:

  1. Chelsea vs Barca. I pity chelsea