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Chelsea plays a draw in the 1st leg at Frankfurt

Chelsea players against Frankfurt in Europa League

Frankfurt, Germany – Chelsea played a draw against Eintracht Frankfurt in the 1st leg of the semifinals of the Europa League game played at the Commerzbank-Arena.

Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Chelsea

Game Timeline:

First Half:

  • 19′ Andreas Christensen (Chelsea) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 23′ Luka Jovic (Eintracht Frankfurt) scored the opening goal with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Filip Kostic.
  • 45′ Pedro (Chelsea) levelled the game at 1-1 with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Ruben Loftus-Cheek following a corner.
  • 45’+2′ First Half Ends. Frankfurt 1 Chelsea 1

Second Half:

  • 58′ Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61′ Gelson Fernandes (Eintracht Frankfurt) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90’+6′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

Eintracht FrankfurtChelsea
33%Possession67%
6 (2)Shots (on target)16 (5)
16Fouls9
2Yellow Cards1
0Red Cards0
2Offsides1
4Corner Kicks11
4Saves0

Lineups:

Eintracht Frankfurt XI: Kevin Trapp (GK), Martin Hinteregger, Simon Falette, David Abraham, Sebastian Rode, Gelson Fernandes, Makoto Hasebe, Filip Kostic, Danny da Costa, Luka Jovic, Mijat Gacinovic

Substitutes: Jonathan de Guzmán, Timothy Chandler, Frederik Ronnow, Lucas Torró, Obite Ndicka, Gonçalo Paciência, Jetro Willems

Chelsea FC XI: Kepa Arrizabalaga (GK), David Luiz, Andreas Christensen, Emerson Palmieri, César Azpilicueta, Jorginho, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, N’Golo Kanté, Olivier Giroud, Willian, Pedro

Substitutes: Wilfredo Caballero, Gonzalo Higuaín, Marcos Alonso, Ross Barkley, Davide Zappacosta, Mateo Kovacic, Eden Hazard

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