Under fire of criticism lately, Timo Werner allowed Chelsea to open the scoring against Real Madrid this Wednesday evening in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League (on RMC Sport 1).
It had to be him. More and more criticized in recent weeks for his recurring clumsiness in front of the opposing goal, Chelsea center-forward Timo Werner was reassured this Wednesday evening by opening the scoring against Real Madrid in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League (on RMC Sport 1). A goal that will do him good, and which brought the Blues closer to qualifying after the draw in the first leg (1-1).
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It all started with N’Golo Kanté. In the 27th minute of play, the French midfielder recovered the ball about forty meters from the Merengue goal, dribbled an opponent, made a nice one-two with Werner to perfectly shift Kai Havertz, alone in the penalty area. Except that the former Bayer Leverkusen player saw his dive over Courtois crashing into the crossbar.
Fortunately, Werner followed, and finished the job with a close-range header in front of the empty goal. This is his 12th goal this season, his 4th in the Champions League.