Champions League 2019: Chelsea vs Valencia Match Highlights

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Champions League 2019 Chelsea vs Valencia Highlights – This fixture was the surprise package of the weekend. The game had pretty much everything to see in modern football. It had amazing saves, excellent goals and the ever-controversial VAR ruling out a goal in the dying minutes. The momentum of this game was unlike any other from recent history. The draws benefit the English side more than the Spanish with Ajax having their promotion sealed.

champions league 2019 chelsea vs valencia highlights

Champions League 2019 Chelsea vs Valencia Highlights – Carlos Soler got the scoring starter for Valencia, 40 minutes in following two unbelievable misses from teammate Maxi Gomez. But, Chelsea responded in the next minute as Mateo Kovacic got his first goal for the club with a lovely low strike. The inform Chelsea striker, Tammy Abrahams was made to sit at the sideline during the second half after suffering an injury. He later said that the crowd in the match was electric and he wished if he could still be there on the pitch.

Champions League 2019 Chelsea vs Valencia Highlights

Christian Pulisic got his first UCL goal for the Blues, setting them up for a spot in the Round of 16. But, the game was far from over at this point. Valencia won a penalty kick that was kept out well by Kepa before Los Che(Valencia) equalized the score with less than 10 minutes left on the clock from a wonder goal by Daniel Wass who attempted to cross the ball into the box but ended up in the net because of misjudgment from Kepa.

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Champions League 2019 Chelsea vs Valencia Highlights – An extra time of seven minutes was given and both the teams thought that a winner was still on the cards. Both teams created chances in penalty time but Valencia had more of those opportunities, but lack of finishing on the host’s side lacked when they needed it most. Spanish international, Rodrigo missed two big chances in a game that could have easily finished with a higher scoreline let alone 2-2.  The clash witnessed Valencia produce 18 shots, while Chelsea had 16. Each team put six on target.

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Champions League 2019 Chelsea vs Valencia Highlights – Valencia plays an away game to Group toppers Ajax whereas Chelsea plays against Lille. If both the teams match each other’s results, the second qualifying team will be decided on the basis of goal difference, else the winning side will go through.

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