Chelsea beat AC Milan 3-0 to get their first Champions League victory of the season

2022-10-06 09:16

Chelsea beat AC Milan 3-0 to get their first Champions League victory of the season

Another key game kicked off in the third round of Group E of the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League group stage. Chelsea, the Premier League giants at Stamford Bridge, relied on Fofana, Aubameyang and Reece James to score 3 goals. , with a 3-0 victory over the defending Serie A champions AC Milan, and finally achieved the first victory in the Champions League this season.

From the beginning of the game to the 4th minute Chelsea took the initiative to create a threat. Kovacic made a direct pass. Aubameyang followed up and then split the side. Mount on the left outside the penalty area took a long shot after the ball, but The ball was saved by AC Milan goalkeeper Tata Rusanu. In the 8th minute, Cheek brought Krunic to the ground when he tried to make a breakthrough in the frontcourt, and then Krunic was shown a yellow card by the referee on duty.

In the 17th minute, Reece James got the ball from the right and made a pass and was cleared by the opponent's player. In the 22nd minute, Chelsea got a good opportunity to set the ball on the right side of the frontcourt. Thiago Silva took Mount's cross and headed the goal. The opponent's goalkeeper resolved the crisis.

In the 24th minute, Chilwell took a corner kick, and after Thiago Silva's shot was saved not far, Fofana seized the opportunity to score a supplementary shot, giving Chelsea a 1-0 lead over AC Milan .

Reece James makes a pass

In the 32nd minute, Aubameyang took Sterling's cross and then picked it to the right, and then Mount scored a lob from a small angle, but the referee pointed out that Chelsea was offside, so the goal was invalid. In the 37th minute, Fofana, who had contributed a goal before, collided with Leo of AC Milan and was injured. Then Fofana had no choice but to end the game and Chaloba came on as a substitute.

In the stoppage time of the first half, Decatur Rare took Leo's cross and the shot was saved by Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa. Krunic tried to fill the empty goal but kicked it away, making AC Milan miss the opportunity to equalize the score.

In the 50th minute of the second half, Chelsea got a free kick in the frontcourt. Chaloba shot from the penalty spot with a barb but it went above the goal post. In the 57th minute, Reece James made a cross from the right side of the frontcourt, and Aubameyang in the penalty area followed up and hit a shot, helping Chelsea to expand their lead 2-0.

In the 61st minute, Tata Rusanu's ball was stolen by Chelsea. After Sterling scored, Reece James scored with a long-range kick from the right to make the score 3-0.

In the 82nd minute, Brahim Dias broke through the defense in the frontcourt, but still could not form a crisis. In stoppage time in the second half, Dias made a cross from the right, and Origi near the penalty area attempted a header but it was high.

In the end, Chelsea defeated AC Milan 3-0, and after their first victory, they ranked second in the group standings, while AC Milan ranked third.