Actual Madrid and Chelsea draw 1-1 in Champions League semi-final first leg | Soccer Information

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MADRID: Actual Madrid‘s Karim Benzema scored an acrobatic purpose to cancel out an earlier strike from Chelsea‘s Christian Pulisic as Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg ended 1-1 to maintain the tie delicately balanced.
Chelsea made a vivid begin in heavy rain on the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium and deservedly went forward when U.S. ahead Pulisic rounded Thibaut Courtois to attain within the 14th minute.
13 instances European Cup winners Actual seemed ragged and quick on concepts however pulled stage within the 29th with a second of true class from the talismanic Benzema, who managed a knockdown on his chest earlier than volleying into the roof of the web.
Chelsea seemed the higher aspect within the second half as effectively however couldn’t break down Actual once more after which needed to face up to some late stress from the hosts, who go to Stamford Bridge within the second leg on Might 5 trying to attain the ultimate for a fifth time in eight years.


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