Chelsea and Real Madrid faced off in the semi final of the 2021 UEFA Champions League after both sides pulled out of the ill fated and quite silly idea, the European Super League.
That rush of blood to the head aside, these two teams are European heavyweights, so this looked on paper like a mouth watering game of football. And so it would prove to be…
Highlights Video – Champions League 2021 Semi Final, Leg 1 – Real Madrid Vs Chelsea
Chelsea go into the second leg with a marginal advantage of an away goal in this tied affair, after something of a dominant display at Real’s training ground.
Real Madrid will be thankful for Benzema’s killer instincts, as they managed only one shot on target in the whole match – enough to go into the second leg at honours even.
It’s clearly all to play for in the second leg at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge.