Late strike from Mehdi Taremi ensured Porto grabbed a late 1-0 win against Chelsea in the 2nd but the Blues qualifier for UEFA Champions League semi final with a 2-1 aggregate.
An evenly balanced first half encounter which saw the away side doing more of the attack and pressing while Thomas Tuchel’s side sits back and soak in all the pressure which they also created something.
Porto was very good as they controlled things in the early stages as they dominated play and bossed ball possession while they threatened so much which the Blues had answers to every attack.
Chelsea almost concede a goal when Edouard Mendy committed a blunder which unfortunately he was lucky not to have caused his side a goal, thanks to lucky defending which saw the ball went for a corner kick.
The game went on without anything else coming except wasted opportunities from the two sides by it was the away side who had more of it while the Premier League side defending for their lives as it carried on.
It finally came to an end in the first half encounter with Chelsea 0-0 Porto as they both headed for the break without a goal scored despite the huge amount of chances created by the two teams who were very good.
Second Half Report Chelsea 0-1 Porto
It was a brilliant second half encounter which started out good for the home side who came alive bossing play and creating the chances which they failed to convert early thanks to dogged defending by the Portuguese side.
Chelsea were brilliant going forward as Mason Mount tried one which was block and also some other few opportunities that failed to give the Blues fans something to cheer about as they dream of semi final ticket.
Porto were second best as the second half progressed which we saw them making changes as time kept running out with them almost scoring but Edouard Mendy comfortably saved for the Blues.
It was more opportunities coming and going without anyone finishing off as the home side were relaxed before Mehdi Taremi slotted in to make it 1-0 thanks to an outstanding strike which was unstoppable.
The match finally came to and end with Chelsea 0-1 Porto as the Portuguese side got the winner but crashed out 2-1 on aggregate which Thomas Tuchel’s side moved on to the semi final of the UEFA Champions League waiting for Real Madrid or Liverpool.
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