Chelsea through the next round after fantastic performance
Blues progress to quarter-finals after overturning a 3-1 deficit from defeat in way fixture, Ivanovic’s goal in extra time secure Chelsea’s place in round of 8.
Chelsea progressed into round of 8 of champions league as 4-1 win over Napoli at home which was reply for the 3-1 lost at away in first leg. Extra time was needed for blues to secure a win which gave them 5-4 aggregate lead.
The first goal for blues came in 28th minute after Ramires provided cross for Drogba who headed on right side of keeper to give a lead. Before the goal Napoli was making continuous attack. Earlier in the match Cech saved a shot from Inler. After the goal Chelsea took control of a game but failed to double the tally before half time.
Chelsea welcomed second half with a goal, Terry headed a ball after getting corner ball from Lampard. Captain’s goal also leveled a aggregate score.in 54th minute Chelsea aggregate lead was down after Inler strike half valley into bottom right corner. Sanctis saved half volley from Drogba to keep hope alive for Napoli. In 75th minute of the game Chelsea was awarded a penalty after Dossena’s hand get connected with a ball headed by Ivanovic and Lampard gave no chance for keeper to save it. The aggregate score till the end of 90 minute was 4-4 and game was pushed into extra time.
In last minute of first half of extra time Ivanovic scored after good work from Ramires and Drogba. Serbian defender strike powerful shot into top of the net. The last real chance of the game was missed by Drogba.