CHELSEA fans noticed the double blows that his their team in the ongoing UEFA Champions League clash with Serie A giants.
The Blues easily secured a thumping 4 goals victory over Juventus on Tuesday at Stamford Bridge, three goals scored by Chelsea’s academy graduates Trevoh Chalobah, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Recce James and a fourth by former RB Liepzig striker Timo Werner saw Chelsea go ahead of Juventus and progress to the dreaded round of 16.
22-years-old Trevoh Chalobah find the back of the net in the early 25th minute, thanks to a beautiful set up by German international Anthony Rudiger from a Hakim Ziyech corner.
An onform Recce James display a superb technique, after scoring a beautiful curler in the 55th minute, with 21-year-old Hudson-Odoi finding the back of the net from a layoff by second-half substitute Reuben Loftus-Cheek.
Both Juventus and Chelsea qualified for the next round of competition, but Chelsea’s win over Juventus saw the Italian side dropped to second place in the group, though both clubs have the same tally of match points Chelsea are however ahead of Juve with goal difference.
Former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata had the visitor’s best chance in the 28th minute, when he chipped the ball pass Eduoard Mendy but to his nerves, Brazil’s 37-year-old defender Thiago Silva was there to make a heroic goal-line clearance to deny him from scoring.
Nevertheless, Chelsea will have to face Man United in the weekend without the likes of Ngolo Kante and Ben Chilwell after the duo picked up injuries in the clash. World cup winner Ngolo Kante was substituted in the first half and will likely featured for the Blues against Man United this weekend.The Red Devils seem to have found themselves after making it to the round of 16 with a convincing 2:0 win over Unai Emery’s Villarreal as Jadon Sancho and Ronaldo all find the back of the net.Kante was showcased an impressive performance over Leicester City in the weekend, and his potential absence in the weekend clash with Man United is really a huge blow to Chelsea.