Chelsea managed to win against Dynamo Kyiv in the first leg of the 1/8 finals of the Europa League. “The aristocrats” in his field beat Ukrainian players.
Chelsea – Dinamo 3:0
Goals: Pedro, 17, Willian, 65, Hudson-Ode, 90
Chelsea are fully focused on the Europa League, because the teams are pretty Ghost of a chance to get into the Champions League next season via the domestic arena. “Retired,” though you lose 2 points fourth in the table “Manchester United”, their game does not make a good impression. Dynamo in the domestic arena, trying unsuccessfully to catch up with Shakhtar, therefore, the performance in the Europa League – a sweet bun for the fans and the club management.
In the opening minutes of the match “Chelsea” has made it clear that he would play the first number. The owners did not hesitate to play longball, which put in the awkward position of Kiev. For instance, it is difficult to cope with long-distance transmission Louis. In addition, Chelsea have set the fast pace that Dynamo was difficult to maintain.
On 17 minute forward “pensioners” brought Pedro. The Spaniard played with Fat and sewn up Dennis Boyko. The Dynamo defenders were in the majority, however, could not prevent the dynamic Pedro.
For half an hour Pedro had a number of chances to seal his brace and then a hat-trick. After 3 minutes after the goal, the Spaniard shot from a few metres, but came in briskly. Subsequently, Louis cut the defense Dynamo incredible distant pass, and Pedro had a shot from a comfortable position, but smartly again rescued the team. Dynamo their only half-chance was in the middle of the half. Shaparenko dragged the ball across half the field “Chelsea” and gave it to the KENDZERA. Pole he gave the penalty, and frankly the ball hit the hand of Alonso. The referee had to appoint a penalty, but not seen that episode. In the Europa League no video replay system VAR, so the referee did not a penalty. The first half ended 1:0.
After a break game drawing has not changed. “White-blue” continued to play second, at the time, as Chelsea on medium speed designed their attacks. Again your case be different had Pedro. Already on 65 minutes the “blue” was able to increase the handicap. Loftus-cheek earned a dangerous free kick near the penalty area of “Dynamo”. Mark came Willian and elegantly threw the wall and beat Boyko – 2:0.
After the goal Chelsea had calmed considerably and allowed Dynamo to carry out their attacks. But Kiev has not used the chance of Londoners. Their half chances did not use any Garmash nor Sidorchuk. After a scramble in the penalty area could have scored Sickly, but the Brazilian managed to head forward ball, even though he was offside. After the error Kovacic Kiev generally in most ran out at the gate of Londoners, however, Shepelev was not able to successfully pass on Shaparenko.
In the next attack, the players of “Chelsea” has punished “the Dynamo”. Kovacic, which nearly brought a goal on his own net, gave the ball to Hudson-Odoa, who from outside the penalty area and easily beat Denis Boyko – 3: 0.
The return match next week will be held in Kyiv at the stadium NSK “Olympic”.
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