Chelsea seize late win, Madrid hold off Dortmund
Chelsea entered in the Champions League semi-finals with a delayed Demba Ba goal that protected remarkable away-goals victory next to Paris St Germain on Tuesday, april 8, while Real Madrid held off a courage Borussia Dortmund fight back. Chelsea alternative Demba Ba packed the ball home in the 87th minute to lock a 2-0 victory in the quarter-final, second leg at Stamford Bridge that sent the London club through after a 3-3 cumulative draw.
Madrid vanished their came back stage in Dortmund 2-0 but went in the course of 3-2 on aggregate next to last season’s runners-up having controlled the first fight last week.
The 2012 champions Chelsea were following 3-1 after their first leg in Paris but scratched their path back into the tie with a first half-goal from substitute Andre Schuerrle, before hitting the crossbar twice in two minutes shortly after the restart.