Chelsea soccer membership of England performed out a tough fought 2-Zero win over Portuguese facet FC Porto on Wednesday night time April 7.
Porto who eliminated Juventus within the earlier stage of the Champions league got here into this recreation as non-favorites however bamboozled Chelsea with intricate passing for big intervals of the match however their lack of accuracy in entrance of aim was their undoing.
Mount opened the scoring shortly after the half-hour mark. He drimbled Nigeria’s Zaidu Sanusi after controlling Jorginho’s cross earlier than ending into the far nook.
Defender, Chilwell adopted in Mount’s footsteps with a shocking first Champions League aim as he drove into the penalty space, after intercepting a unfastened cross and rounded the Porto goalkeeper 5 minutes from time.
The victory and two away objectives means Chelsea are in full management of the tie forward of subsequent week’s return leg on the identical venue, the place they purpose to succeed in the semi-finals for the primary time since 2014.
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount talking to BT Sport stated: “We knew it will be a troublesome recreation. We saved going, we received the aim within the first half and the second secured a very good win. It is solely half the tie, there is a second leg to go.”
“It is about time it [his first Champions League goal] got here. I have been ready patiently. It was a very good time for it to come back. A superb cross by Jorginho, I had house and I hit it.
“I am at all times engaged on it [finishing]. I do not assume you’ll be able to work on it sufficient. I feel I can enhance on it and rating extra objectives.
“He [Ben Chilwell] confirmed nice composure. I assumed he’d shoot in entrance of aim however he took it previous the keeper. He’ll be buzzing with that.
“The job’s not carried out. They’re going to combat for the subsequent leg and we’ll have to present it our all. We’ll be prepared.”