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Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid to reach last 8 of UCL for the 1st time in 7 years

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Chelsea football club comprehensively beat Atletico Madrid by 2-0 at the Stamford bridge making them book a place in the quarter-finals of the 2021 Uefa Champions League.

Morrocan international Hakim Ziyech opened the score of the game at the hour mark after Kae Havert chipped in a beautiful pass from a through ball by Timo Werner.

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Emerson Palmieri sealed the victory for the London-based football club at the dying embers of the game with a spectacular strike.

Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in Spain a fortnight ago qualifying them on 3-0 goals aggregate.

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Chelsea’s qualification to the last 8 of this year champions league becomes their 1st in the last seven. The last time the blues reached the quarter-final stage of the competition was in the 2014-15 season.

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Chelsea qualified along with Bayern Munich (Germany), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Liverpool (England), Manchester City (England), Paris Saint-Germain (France), Porto (Portugal) and Real Madrid (Spain).

The draw of the quarter finalists clubs will be held on Friday, 19th March 2020.