The first leg of the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid and Chelsea ended in a 1-1 draw as Christian Pulisic shows class with a perfect strikers goal on the night.
The 1-1 drawn game was predicted by the pundits at supersports24.com. Our pre-match analysis Preview of Chelsea in Champions League semi-final: Real Madrid vs Chelsea played out perfectly on the night.
Honours even after the first leg in Madrid – but Chelsea have what could prove to be a crucial away goal.
Chelsea drew first blood courtesy of Christian Pulisic only for real Madrid to level up through Benzema strike, and it remains the same till the referee’s final whistle.
Christian Pulisic is the first American player to score in a UEFA Champions League semi-final, while he’s also the youngest Chelsea player to score in a semi-final match in the competition (22y 221d).
Other Americans that have scored in the UEFA Champions League history are DaMarcus Beasley – four goals, Fabian Johnson, Jermaine Jones, and Weston McKennie have two goals each to their credit.
Christian Pulisic’s has in the last two Champions League games won 11 fouls won vs Porto
and 6 fouls won vs Real Madrid.