Chelsea have been challenged by Mason Mount to ‘obtain greatness’ by toppling favourites Manchester City within the Champions League last later this month.
The Blues produced an outstanding show to dismantle Actual Madrid at Stamford Bridge as Timo Werner and Mount’s objectives sealed a 2-Zero victory (3-1 agg).
Together with his purpose, Mount turned the second-youngest Englishman to attain in a Champions League semi-final.
The Blues will now tackle Pep Guardiola’s City in Istanbul on Saturday, Could 29, and Mount is adamant the fast-developing Blues can raise the title in Turkey.
“We’re within the Champions League last and we now have bought to complete it off,” mentioned Mount. “We have to preserve going and we will obtain greatness.
“It was a giant two video games to push by and beat this staff, the most effective on the planet, and we’ve completed it.
“Now we have to do it once more.
“It’s not over, there’s yet one more recreation left.
“We’re going to give it all the things. We’re going into it with full confidence, like we now have with this entire street getting there.”
Timo Werner headed in from a yard to place Chelsea into an early lead on Wednesday night time, after Kai Havertz has dinked the ball onto the crossbar.
Chelsea spurned a bunch of probabilities to cement their dominance over Zinedine Zidane’s Madrid and with every passing alternative the nerves grew of a comeback from the guests.
However then – after 85 minutes – Mount turned in Christian Pulisic’s cross, to spark jubilant Chelsea celebrations.
Thomas Tuchel solely took the Chelsea helm on January 26, however Wednesday’s Madrid win turned his facet’s 19th clear sheet in 14 weeks.
Former Paris St Germain boss Tuchel has reworked the Blues from a muddled group after ex-boss Lampard’s exit right into a water-tight and sturdy outfit.
And residential grown star Mount hailed the west Londoners’ staff spirit.
“It’s laborious to place into phrases but it surely was an excellent efficiency,” Mount informed Chelsea’s official membership web site. “It was a tricky, robust recreation. We have been good.
“We labored laborious, and we should always have most likely had about 5!
“I ought to have had one 20 minutes earlier than I scored, however crucial factor is we received.
“At 1-Zero it didn’t matter as a result of in the event that they scored they have been again within the recreation and we have been going to extra-time.
“To get that one late on, you may see from the celebrations it was an enormous purpose for us. It gave us some respiratory house.
“As a staff we give it all the things. We’re all simply pushing, we’re so shut as a household, we get round one another.
“As a staff we’re so tight and we give one another that additional yard when somebody is drained.
“We all know what we will do, we all know the group we now have.”