Champions League: Bayern Thrash Chelsea To Set Up Tantalising Match With Barcelona -

Champions League: Bayern Thrash Chelsea To Set Up Tantalising Match With Barcelona

Robert Lewandowski packed away his Champions League-leading 12th and 13th objectives this season as Bayern Munich set up a quarter-final clash with Barcelona after a 4-1 domestic win over Chelsea in Saturday’s final 16 moment leg.

Leading 3-0 from the primary leg at Stamford Bridge in February some time recently the coronavirus widespread ended the competition, treble-chasing Bayern underlined their dominance to advance 7-1 on aggregate. The Bundesliga and German Glass champions will meet Barcelona another Friday in Lisbon for a put within the semi-finals.

Lewandowski gotten a punishment with fair 10 minutes gone at the Allianz Field. Winger Ivan Perisic at that point multiplied Bayern’s lead some time recently Britain striker Tammy Abraham tapped domestic a free ball to deliver Chelsea brief hope. However, substitution midfielder Corentin Tolisso put the result past question when he terminated domestic a Lewandowski pass with 14 minutes to go. This was a world-class show from Lewandowski who played a hand in all four objectives, including a late header to his pair of assets.

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After a heartless show within the first leg, Bayern picked up where they cleared out off six months ago. They took the lead when Serge Gnabry, who scored twice in London, spotted the run into the box of Lewandowski, who was stumbled by Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero. The Poland striker was at first hailed offside, but VAR ruled something else. Caballero was booked and Lewandowski changed over the coming about punishment for his 12th objective in seven Champions League games. He turned supplier on 24 minutes as Bayern kept up the pressure. After Mateo Kovacic misplaced ownership close the midway line, the ball was worked to Lewandowski who squared for Perisic to fire home.

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Former Bayern target Callum Hudson-Odoi, who was connected with a move to Munich at the begin of the season, beat Manuel Neuer on 28 minutes as it were for the objective to be ruled out by VAR for an offside. However, Chelsea pulled a objective back fair some time recently half-time. Bayern goalkeeper Neuer might as it were repel a shot by Hudson-Odoi and Abraham tapped home the loose ball on 44 minutes to make it 2-1 at the break.

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