An own goal from Oliver Norwood and a late strike from Hakim Ziyech helped Chelsea beat Sheffield United 2-0 to advance into the semi final of the Emirates FA Cup as the Blues continue their unbeaten run.
First Half Report Chelsea 1-0 Sheffield United
It was an evenly matched first-half encounter as the two sides showed enough class which saw the away side hold the home team who managed just one goal despite the huge amount of ball possession.
Sheffield United had things under control despite seeing the ball less than their opponent, but the away side went close in getting the opening goal who didn’t go in as it was dealt with easily but the Blues.
Chelsea continued to control ball possession but couldn’t get the shot on target needed until a corner kick saw Ben Chilwell strike hit Oliver Norwood to make it 1-0 as they opened up a little with more opportunities coming through.
The game progressed into the last few minutes which nothing was able to happen as the first half ended with 1-0 as they both headed for the break with an advantage over the Blues.
Second Half Report Chelsea 1-0 Sheffield United
The second 45 minutes wasn’t too great in the early stages as Thomas Tuchel’s came in the better side in the early stages which saw them going close with Christian Pulisic who couldn’t finish off.
Chelsea pushed more until they cooled down a little bit in between the match as the away side came back into the game by making sure they create more chances on goal while going forward in the encounter.
Sheffield United did more attacking in the last few minutes but didn’t make it count as Thomas Tuchel did some changes which Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech coming on into the game which awaken the pace.
Nothing was seen in the game as it approached the last 5 minutes which both sides were unable to make anything happen as the Blues dominated play from all angles but finishing was very poor.
Hakim Ziyech was able to make something out of the game with the last kick which saw the match ending with 2-0 as the Blues progressed to the semi final of the Emirates FA Cup with the victory.
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