A second half goal from Olivier Giroud ensured Chelsea claimed a first leg win away from home as the beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
It was an outstanding first half from both sides who gave a good account of themselves by making sure they didn’t concede.
Atletico Madrid were the side sitting back and hoping to hit the Blues on an attack and get a goal which proved difficult.
Chelsea created numerous chances which didn’t pan out well as they only could trouble Juan Oblak once.
The first half of the encounter ended with Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea as they both headed for the break with a goalless scoreline.
Second Half Report
Another entertaining half as the Blues were able to make it count when needed the most as they managed to get one goal past the Spanish side.
Chelsea continued to press and dominate the game until the 68th minutes when Olivier Giroud made it 1-0 after scoring with an overhead kick.
Atletico Madrid still couldn’t make anything happen as the away side still had things under control and going their way.
The encounter finally ended with Atletico Madrid 0-1 Chelsea as the Blues claimed a crucial first leg win away from home in the UEFA Champions League game.
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