Most Fertile in Phase Group, Chelsea Now Just Can Make One Shot on Target
Paris – Chelsea through the group phase of the Champions League with the title as a team fertile. But at the headquarters of the Paris Saint-Germain Chelsea this morning it can only make a grain of goals from only one shot on target in the direction of the opponent’s goal.
At the Parc des Princes in the party first leg of the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday (02/18/2015) pm dawn, balanced PSG 1-1 with Chlesea. The Blues winning first through Branislav Ivanovic in the 36th minute, before Les Parisiens reply via Edinson Cavani in the 54th minute.
PSG in the game can be said to be much more dominant than Chelsea in terms of spreading threats. In a note UEFA, the host made 14 shots with six of them right into the target, while the visitors made only one shot sniper shot of two experiments.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois figure appears to be one major factor PSG failed to score more than one goal in the match. ESPN record made five rescue throughout the game.
Interestingly, despite Chelsea in the game much more suppressed and can only make one goal of the only shot on target, the London club actually had the best productivity record in the group phase with a total of 17 goals, or one goal more than a lead wide team Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and Porto.
At home against Chelsea in the group stage was also able to make seven goals, although five of them scored the goal of the team, Schalke, in a 5-0 victory on Matchday 5. While in the other two away games in this phase of ‘The Blue’ only able to make each one goal – a 1-0 win at Sporting headquarters and draw 1-1 at home to Maribor.
However, Chelsea will return from Paris still feeling quite satisfied because at least already pocketed away goals. Just how to make this party the second leg at Stamford Bridge on March 11 next.
“All will be determined at Stamford Bridge but the 1-1 score was 1-1, not a 3-0 victory that would make the game finished,” Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s comments on his club’s official website web page.
“It was a good result for us. We knew it would be tough at Stamford Bridge,” said Chelsea’s Eden Hazard to UEFA.