The duo fired the objectives to take down Porto in Wednesday’s quarter-final conflict, placing them on par with a few membership heroes
Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell have matched Frank Lampard and John Terry in a single side, after the Chelsea duo fired the Blues one step nearer to the Champions League semi-finals.
Chelsea took down Porto 2-Zero in Seville on Wednesday, with each strikes counting as away objectives regardless of the tie being performed at a impartial web site.
Chelsea are only one recreation away from a Champions League semi-final, with the pair of England stars main the way in which in Wednesday’s triumph.
Matching Lampard and Terry
Mount’s purpose got here within the 32nd minute, giving Chelsea the lead and an important away purpose within the first half whereas making the midfielder the membership’s youngest ever goalscorer in a UEFA Champions League knockout match at 22 years and 87 days.
With the purpose, Mount has scored extra objectives in all competitions for Thomas Tuchel than some other Chelsea participant, with 5.
Chilwell’s purpose got here within the second half, making certain that Chelsea gained consecutive away knockout video games within the Champions League for the primary time since April 2004, beneath Claudio Ranieri
With the objectives, the duo turned the primary pair of English gamers to attain for Chelsea in a Champions League recreation because the aforementioned Lampard and Terry did so towards Napoli in March 2012
Chelsea, after all, went on to win the Champions League last that season, defeating Bayern Munich within the last.
What did Mount say?
“We knew it will be a troublesome recreation. We stored going, we received the purpose within the first half and the second secured a superb win,” he instructed BT Sport. “It is solely half the tie, there is a second leg to go.
“It is about time [my first Champions League goal] got here. I have been ready patiently. It was a superb time for it to return. A superb move by Jorginho, I had house and I hit it.
“I am all the time engaged on it. I do not suppose you possibly can work on it sufficient. I believe I can enhance on it and rating extra objectives.
“He [Ben Chilwell] confirmed nice composure. I assumed he’d shoot in entrance of purpose however he took it previous the keeper. He’ll be buzzing with that.
“After the West Brom recreation, we put it behind us. We appeared briefly at it the following day and moved on. We got here into this recreation with full focus, 100% dedication that we would win.
“The job’s not performed. They will battle for the following leg and we’ll have to present it our all. We’ll be prepared.”