Chelsea entertained Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge earlier tonight as they hoped to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal tie. The Blues made a solid start to the game but were held to a goalless draw at half-time.
Rodrygo finally broke the deadlock for Los Blancos in the 58th minute and managed to double his tally in the 80th minute. The match ended with Frank Lampard’s men suffering a tough 2-0 defeat at home.
Let’s take a look at how each Chelsea player fared during the contest against Los Blancos.
GK: Kepa Arrizabalaga – 6.5/10
The Spaniard made a few crucial saves at the back but won’t be happy after conceding two second-half goals.
CB: Trevoh Chalobah – 6.5/10
He was accurate with his passing and managed to frustrate the opposition attackers for most of the game.
CB: Thiago Silva – 6.5/10
The Brazilian sensation used his experience well at times to clear the danger. However, his efforts were not enough in the end.
CB: Wesley Fofana – 6/10
He got stuck in with some solid tackles and was a good presence on the ball.
RW: Reece James – 7/10
James caused a lot of headaches for the opposition defenders but failed to assist a goal tonight.
CM: Enzo Fernandez – 6.5/10
Fernandez was not shy of having a strike at goal but produced an uninspiring display at the centre of the park.
CM: Mateo Kovacic – 6/10
He engineered some inviting chances for others around him but struggled to offer enough protection for his teammates at the back.
LM: Marc Cucurella – 6/10
Cucurella was guilty of squandering a chance but had some bright moments in the final third.
RAM: N’Golo Kante – 6.5/10
Kante threatened the Real Madrid goal but failed to take any of his chances.
LAM: Conor Gallagher – 6.5/10
Gallagher had a few lively moments in the opposition’s half but there was no goal for him tonight.
ST: Kai Havertz – 7/10
The German worked hard to cause problems for the opposition centre-backs. He once again failed to find the back of the net.
ST: Joao Felix – 6/10
He had a few strikes at goal.
RAM: Raheem Sterling – 6.5/10
Sterling made two lively runs with the ball.
LAM: Mykhailo Mudryk – 6/10
He added some pace to Lampard’s attack.
CM: Mason Mount – 6/10
Mount injected some energy into Chelsea’s midfield.