Havertz and Pulisic strike as Chelsea beat Lille in the UCL round of 16 1st leg.
Chelsea started with 3-4-3 with 3 at the back including Thiago Silva, Rudiger and Christensen.Ziyech, Havertz and Pulisic started at the forward line with Kante, Kovacic, Marcos Alonso and Azpilicueta in the middle of the park.
As for Lille,Jardim started in goal, Lille fielded 4-2-3-1 linup and David started as striker with Renato Sanchez,Bamba and Onana behind him.
Andre and xeka were fielded on double pivot with Botman and Fonte as Centre halves and Djalo and Celik as full backs.
Match Report : Chelsea vs Lille
Chelsea scored the first goal very early ie:in the 8th minute through a set piece, Havertz scored it.Other than that The game was quite open and free flowing in the first half.
Chelsea scored the second goal in the 63rd minute with a counter from Kante and Pulisic scored the goal.
Azpilicueta was not playing at a 100%. Chelsea had some bad news as they were struck by injuries with Kovacic and Ziyech getting injured.
The final of the Carabao Cup against Liverpool is around the corner and Chelsea are without their two crucial players.
Coming back to the game,Possession wise the game was equal but,Chelsea had 4 shots on target compared to Lille’s 2 shots.
Now, Chelsea will have a 2 goal cussion in the second leg and Lille would be hoping to turn the table’s at their home.
Chelsea beat Lille : Match Report