FT: Salzburg 1-2 Chelsea, Kai Havertz Score BEAUTY! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Mateo Kovacic and Kai Havertz beauty saw Chelsea book a place in the round of 16 beating Salzburg 1-2, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
It was a good start in the first half which saw the Premier League side dominating things but couldn’t score an early goal.
Salzburg were good enough in the early minutes which saw them creating opportunities and also hitting the target with their strike which did enter the net.
Chelsea weren’t clinical enough to make something but they had all the ball possession on their side as they continued pushing on.
The goal finally came in the 23rd minute which was Mateo Kovacic nicely lopped the ball which hit the back of the net as the scoreline turned 0-1.
Aubameyang had an early glorious opportunity which he failed and he also had another one very late which the keeper saved perfectly.
The first half ended with Chelsea taking a 0-1 advantage into the break against Salzburg after 45 minutes of football played between them and the home team.
Second Half Report
The second half was brilliant coming from the Blues who came in with attempts to make sure they finish off everything in the encounter.
Salzburg pulled back level from a clinical one of one finish from Junior Adamu which gave Kepa Arrizabalaga no chance as the scoreline turned 1-1 in the 48th minute.
The game carried on with Chelsea regrouping once again trying to ensure they find the lead in the encounter which unfortunately didn’t come quickly.
Kai Havertz scored a beauty from outside the box in the 64th minute after a pass from Christian Pulisic which restored back the lead for the Blues 1-2 as it carried on.
The game created some drama as Thiago Silva had a nasty fall but came in later to continue the game which saw Chelsea best Salzburg 1-2 to qualify for next round as group winners.
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