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C’League: Mourinho’s troop crash out at Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League on a stormy night at Stamford Bridge as Paris St-Germain reached the last eight on away goals rule after extra time.

PSG came from behind twice to take revenge for last season’s quarter-final exit at the hands of Chelsea – showing great character to play for the last hour of normal time and the added 30 minutes without talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic after he had been sent off for a foul on Oscar.

In an ugly eyesore of a match punctuated by fouls and contentious incidents, Gary Cahill’s late goal looked to be sending Chelsea through until their former defender David Luiz thumped home a header to send this last-16 tie into extra time.

Once more Chelsea went ahead through Eden Hazard’s penalty following Thiago Silva’s handball but PSG’s Brazilian defender made amends perfectly with another superb header six minutes from time to give coach Laurent Blanc’s side the progression they deserved.

While PSG complained about Ibrahimovic’s red card – and the reaction that saw nine Chelsea players crowd referee Bjorn Kuipers – Chelsea suffered injustices of their own as Diego Costa was denied a clear first-half penalty when he was fouled by Edinson Cavani.

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  1. Don Lucassi

    March 12, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Karma is a bitch

  2. damizzle!!

    March 12, 2015 at 11:37 am

    shit happens!!!!!!duh!!

    • Don Lucassi

      March 14, 2015 at 9:47 am

      Come join the winning side. We will welcome you with a jersey

  3. damizzle!!

    March 14, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Thanks..I’ll pass..*eyes rolling*

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