Callum Hudson-Odoi and Olivier Giroud late goal sends Chelsea to the UEFA Champions League next round with a 2-1 victory away from home, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The first 45 minutes of the half was all about the Blues controlling things and also scored one goal which was brilliant from them.
Rennes did well as they were able to hold off early pressure from the London Club who created few chances which Timo Werner missed one.
Chelsea took the lead in the 22nd minute after Mason Mount lunched in a long pass which Callum Hudson-Odoi converted to make it 1-0 for the away side.
The first half progressed without another goal as it ended with Rennes 0-1 Chelsea as they both headed for the much needed break.
Second Half Report
The home side took control much of the second half as they controlled the ball possession and created so many chances in the game.
Chelsea was lucky not to have conceded due to the packed pressure from the French Club who were dangerous but failed to find the back of the net.
Rennes continued with creating numerous opportunities as they control possession but Edouard Mendy was too good to falter as he was outstanding with his saves.
Sehrou Guirassy scored a header to level things 1-1 in the 85th minute after creating a couple of chances and finally paid off with a goal.
Olivier Giroud struck late in the match as the game ended with Rennes 1-2 Chelsea as the Blues booked their ticket to the next round.
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