Complete madness in the CL-bang

The most riveting battle in this year's Champions League group stage was possibly the game on Tuesday night, as Chelsea and Ajax played 4-4 in London. Chelse

Complete madness in the CL-bang

The most riveting battle in this year's Champions League group stage was possibly the game on Tuesday night, as Chelsea and Ajax played 4-4 in London. Chelse

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
05 November 2019 Tuesday 19:00
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Complete madness in the CL-bang

The most riveting battle in this year's Champions League group stage was possibly the game on Tuesday night, as Chelsea and Ajax played 4-4 in London.

Chelsea had made two own goals and were down 1-4 before the showdown tipped the other way. It was a single sequence highly instrumental as Chelsea got the penalty, while Ajax got thrown two man in the bath.

the Fight exploded already during the first five minutes.

the First was the Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham unlucky to score the own goal after a post in the second minute, but a minute later was whistled for a penalty at the other end. It utilized Jorginho to offset.

After the 20 minutes was Ajax back in front. Quincy Promes took a wise ran behind his caretaker, so he secluded could head a good post from Hakim Ziyech goals.

It was also after a post from Ziyech ten minutes before the break, goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga made the own goal, when he got the ball in the face, after it had hit the post.

Down 1-3 after two own goals it was clear to see the frustration of Chelsea's players.

Selvmålsskytten Tammy Abraham had great opportunity to score in the right end in the beginning of the second half, but the englishman burned a friløber.

instead of renewed excitement all thought that the match was decided shortly after.

was once Again Hakim Ziyech in oplæggerens role as marokkanerens post found its way to Donny van de Beek, as to tame the ball and kicked it flat in the aim with his andenberøring.

The light shocked the Chelsea fans got a whiff of hope to cling to after 63 minutes, when captain César Azpilicueta reduced close to the goal.

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Photo: John Sibley/Ritzau Scanpix

a Few minutes later increased the optimism significantly after a strange sequence.

Outside of the box made Daley Blind is a tough tackling, but Chelsea played on and shot at goal. In the blocked Joël Veltman the ball with the hand, and so received both Blind and Veltman their second yellow card, then the Ajax was nine man, and Chelsea had a penalty.

Again it was Jorginho cool from the spot and reduced to 3-4.

Two minutes later, the smoke took on the Stamford Bridge, when Reece James was in a returbold and equalized to 4-4.

The højdramatiske battle was even wilder that Azpilicueta thought he had scored to 5-4, but the goal was cancelled by WAS after more than a minute's celebration.

In the final phase had both teams opportunities to run away with the victory, but they had to settle for a point each.

In the group's other match was Valencia with Daniel Wass on the team turned hjemmekampen against the French Lille. The Spanish club was behind, but prevailed 4-1.

in the Middle of the first half running the lynhurtigere nigerian Victor Osimhen from Valencia's defense and scored for 1-0.

the Valencia captain Dani Parejo equalized on a penalty kick in the middle of the second half, and was unlucky to make own goal with nine minutes left of the purge.

Then thundered Geoffrey Kondogbia ball into the goal with a drømmehug from long distance, before Ferran Torres hammered the last nail in the French coffin.

After the målrige Tuesday in group H have both Ajax, Chelsea and Valencia seven points, while Lille is last with a single point in the last two rounds.

See also: Dortmund's big comeback gives new life in the Champions League
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Updated: 05.11.2019 19:00
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