Chelsea cruised their option to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 3-Zero combination win over Atletico Madrid.
It was one other win, and clear sheet, for Thomas Tuchel’s aspect as they beat the Spanish aspect 2-Zero at Stamford Bridge.
Summer time signings Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Hakim Zieych all mixed for opening objective sport with the latter placing the ending touches to a blistering counter assault.
Emerson then added a late second to wrap up the tie on one other counter.
Tuchel opted to not play hero of the primary leg Olivier Giroud with Havertz within the false 9 function.
There was some early strain from Atletico they usually can maybe really feel slightly aggrieved they weren’t awarded a penalty after 25 minutes.
Yannick Carrasco went down within the field following a tug again from Cesar Azpilicueta following his weak back-pass.
It appeared as if it was a foul both contained in the field or simply exterior. Nonetheless, the referee waved play on and there was no VAR test.
talkSPORT’s report at Stamford Bridge, Jim Proudfoot, mentioned: “I feel that ought to have been a penalty and crimson card as he made no try and play the ball.”
It proved to be fairly expensive for Atletico in the long run as Chelsea quickly scored to go additional forward within the tie.
Ziyech tapped dwelling a lightning counter assault to place Chelsea 1-Zero up on the evening and in management at 2-Zero on combination.
The Morocco ahead transformed from Werner’s cross, after the Germany star had grafted onerous to launch the assault within the first place.
Werner sprinted broad to dam Trippier’s tried cross after a free-kick, with Havertz latching onto the unfastened ball and sending it again into Werner’s path.
The previous RB Leipzig hitman raced away and saved his cool to feed Ziyech on the far submit, who slotted dwelling.
Chelsea regarded defensively sound as they went 13 video games unbeaten in the beginning of Tuchel’s reign at Stamford Bridge.
Luis Suarez made hardly an influence on the sport, being substituted within the 59th minute.
The striker’s await an away objective within the Champions League sport now stretches again to 25 video games – to 2015.
Stefan Savic noticed a late crimson card for an obvious elbow on Antonio Rudiger earlier than substitute Emerson wrapped up the outcome late on with one more counter.