Benzema Knocks Out Chelsea From The UCL, Nigerian Propels Villareal To Greater Heights

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Tuesday night football was full of emotions for Villarreal, a city of about 50,000 individuals who won their major trophy last season after they thrashed Manchester United

Tuesday night football was full of emotions for Villarreal, a city of about 50,000 individuals who won their major trophy last season after they thrashed Manchester United on penalties at the Europa Finals have yet had another record-breaking night in their history.

They beat Bayern Munich on a 2-1 aggregate to knock Lewandoski’s side out of the champion’s league.

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Robert Lewandoski netted a goal minutes after being booked to level the game on aggregate. Samuel Chukwueze however scored at the death to eliminate them.

Parejo’s quick thinking in the middle of the park was vital, as he played a crucial pass to Lo Celso before Moreno was picked out. The Villareal striker looked across the pitch and Chukweuze was waiting at the far post. The sub didn’t make a clean connection with the ball but it was enough to beat Neuer.

Benzema Knocks Out Chelsea From The UCL, Nigerian Reaches Villareal To Greater Heights

At Santiago Bernabeu, the game starts at 3-1 after the first leg at Stamford Bridge. Karim Benzema had the hattrick to make Chelsea two goals less after a tear-wiping from the German boy, Khai.

In the 15th minute of the first half, Mason Mount latches on to a flick from Werner to find the lead of the night. Rudiger’s header stretches the lead before Alonso attempts to make it three were denied by the VAR on a handball claim.

Timo Werner however maintained the lead to place, Chelsea, ahead on an aggregate of four goals to three. With ten minutes to stoppage time, Rodrygo finds the back of Eduard Mendy with a single touch from an artistic assist produced by Luca Modric to level the aggregate and extend the dance to an extra time.

In AInthe6th minute of the extra time, Benzema haunts Chelsea once more by scoring his fourth goal of the tie to put Madrid on course for the semi-finals Vinicius does well down the left flank and digs out a cross for the Frenchman to attack.

He places his effort away from Mendy into the bottom left corner with precision. The defending champions were getting knocked out of the champions league.

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