Chelsea FC 2 Galatasaray 0: Chelsea walked the quarter-finals, Video / UEFA Champions League News


Chelsea in the quarter finals of the Champions League. Samuel Eto’o brought the “Blues” against Galatasaray an early lead, the club of Istanbul and was disappointed in the whole game, not a single shot on goal.

It was a bitter return to Stamford Bridge for Didier Drogba. While the Ivorians was solemnly received before kick-off and honored with a silver shoe for his eight successful years at Chelsea. Thereafter, however, he had no reason to be happy: Drogba defeated Galatasaray with his former club and was eliminated from the Champions League, Chelsea, however, is after the 2-0 (2-0) in the quarterfinals. The guide for the London Samuel Eto’o scored as early as the fourth minute, Gary Cahill increased short (42 minutes) before the break. The first leg was 1:1 is assumed.


In Chelsea national player André Schurrle sat on the bench and was only in the 82nd Minutes of coach José Mourinho on as a substitute referee Felix Brych was when the game starts, the only German on the field. He was the first disputed scene of the game right: Eto’o was not the Pass of Oscar offside and turned regularly meet to guide for Chelsea. Galatasaray goalkeeper Muslera Fernando was indeed with one hand on the ball, but could not fend off the slightly deflected shot.

Galatasaray took the early setback no answer, Chelsea, however, continued to play punchy. The club from Istanbul could be glad that it was a long time only in a tight residue. Frank Lampard scooped the ball from eight yards over the crossbar (22), John Terry’s volley after a Lampard free-kick missed the goal by just under (33), and Willian was prevented after submission of Eto’o at the last moment the shot (38).


On the opposite side, superstar Drogba could rarely set the scene. Although a bicycle kick from the edge of the Ivorian looked spectacular, but went way over (15), as well as a free-kick from a promising position (36). Still less was seen of Wesley Sneijder, the second superstar in the team of the Turkish master remained throughout the game completely pale.

Chelsea 2 Galatasaray 0:Defender Cahill increased after a corner


Just before the break came Chelsea after a corner to its long overdue second gate. Keeper Muslera could just parry a powerful header from Terry yet , Cahill dusted .

After the break up picture was the same as before the break , the events took place almost exclusively in the half from Galatasaray . Nevertheless, Eden Hazard had enough space for an undisturbed solo run over Eto’o the ball landed at Oscar, whose shot attempt was blocked , however, just before the gate ( 49 ) . Shortly after Muslera had to intervene when a shot from Willian ( 51 ) , also a header from Lampard was the Uruguayan keeper hold ( 66 ) .

That Galatasaray would Londoners be dangerous again , apparently did not even believe Roberto Mancini, the coach of the Turks. Instead, apparently Mancini tried to prevent a debacle , and changed in the 66th Minute midfielder Yekta Kurtulus for a defender Hakan Balta in . Mancini’s plan seemed to , more chances for Chelsea were first out – but only because the English back off a gear.


Only in the closing stages keeper Muslera had to prove themselves again. Lampard ‘s free-kick gave the keeper easily ( 81 ) , had more problems at the Uruguayan a dangerous shot from Hazard ( 82 ) . Also , as Schurrle substitute in the final phase Fernando Torres could not put the ball in the goal , the template to take his shot delivered Hazard -heel ( 88 ) . The Belgian was in a strong Chelsea team of the most prominent actor , Galatasaray could thank the careless chance conversion of London and at his goalkeeper Muslera that the defeat did not turn out higher.

Chelsea 2 Galatasaray:Match Stats

Drogba & Terry old mates met in Stamford Bridge again
Drogba & Terry old mates met in Stamford Bridge again

1-0 Eto’o (4)
2-0 Cahill (42)

Chelsea: Cech – Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill, Azpilicueta – Ramires, Lampard – Willian (90 +2 Kalas), Oscar (82 Schurrle) Hazard – Eto’o (85 ‘Torres)

Galatasaray: Muslera – Eboué (77 Hajrovic) Chedjou, Semih, Telles – Melo, Kurtulus (66 Balta) – Burak (53 Bulut), Inan, Sneijder – Drogba

Referee: Felix Brych (Munich)

Attendance: 38 038

Yellow cards: Oscar, Ivanovic (2) – Melo (3), Drogba, Inan (2)

Shots: 9:0

Corners: 7:0

Possession percentage: 56:44

Won duels in percent: 60:40

Chelsea 2 Galatasaray Match Video

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