Author of Chelsea’s second goal this Wednesday against Real Madrid (2-0), receiving a center from Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount validated Chelsea’s qualification for the Champions League final. The Blues will challenge Manchester City.
It will therefore be a 100% English Champions League final. Executioner of PSG, Manchester City will face Chelsea on May 29, who lost his side of Real Madrid. After hooking Karim Benzema’s teammates to go to Spain (1-1) a week ago, the Blues validated their ticket for the final by winning this Wednesday in their den at Stamford Bridge (2-0 ).
After the opening goal of Timo Werner (28th), Mason Mount was responsible for making the break in the 85th minute. And to bury Madrid’s last hopes.
Kanté involved on goal
Found by N’Golo Kanté, once again omnipresent in midfield, Christian Pulisic applied himself to find Mason Mount behind. Alone in the face of the goal in the box, the young English international (22 years old) was able to calmly score to validate the qualification of his team. He had already found the flaw in the previous round, in the quarterfinals to go to FC Porto (2-0).
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Reaching the Champions League final is obviously a great satisfaction for Thomas Tuchel, who arrived on the Chelsea bench last January after leaving PSG a month earlier.