Chelsea FC played their Champions League Quarter-final return leg yesterday against Porto. Though, the Blues was defeated by Porto(0-1) yesterday, but Tuchel and his men qualified to semi-finals due to aggregate result (2-1).
Recall that Naija News 247 News Reported the quarter-finals first leg result, where Chelsea trashed Porto with two (2) goals to nil.
Therefore, Chelsea has already qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League. Wednesday’s match between Real Madrid and Liverpool will determine the next Tuchel opponent. Remember, Real Madrid showed Liverpool class in the first leg (3-1) of their Champions League Match at Santiago Bernabeu.
At Chelsea post-match press conference against Porto, Thomas Tuchel expressed his preference for the next opponent. The team to face in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
“In general, I don’t like to play against the teams of my championship in the Champions League, because it gives less the feeling of a European competition” , indicates the German coach of Chelsea.
Tuchel does not give a prognosis
However, he does not venture to a prognosis: “But this confrontation is far from over. I’ll watch it for sure. Anything is possible. Liverpool are very strong at home. We will take the opponent we get. It’s a good situation for us,” says Tuchel.
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