45 ‘+ 4 – Milan very close to the 1-1 goal
What did Krunic eat !! Monstrous Leao on the left passes between two and enters the area. The Portuguese serves De Ketelaere who pulls softly from two steps. The ball ends up in Krunic who, however, almost alone, shoots it very high. What a chance for the Devil at half-time.
45 ‘- Very occasional Chelsea with Sterling
Central insertion of the English who takes 10 meters to Kalulu on the click. The former Liverool and City, however, does not find the time for the shot and is recovered by the Rossoneri defender. The Blues are still very dangerous, in this moment in true domination.
40 & # 39; – When he attacks Chelsea it is scary
Milan defending well of position, but when it is unbalanced forward it is very difficult to keep the right distance if the Blues restart strong. Especially on the right with James and Sterling life is really hard, the quality of the British is enormous.
32 ‘- A goal at Chelsea canceled, the goal was from Mount
Beautiful exchange on the edge. Aubameyang serves into Mount that she scored with a very sweet dish on the fly. The starting position of the Englishman, however, was offside on the passage of the Gabonese, and even at the beginning of the action there was an offside.
From the trocar up, however, Chelsea have a lot of quality, Milan struggles when they have to defend in the open field.
23 ‘- Chelsea in the lead with Fofana: 1-0 Blues
Corner kick, the third consecutive in a few minutes, kicked slowly at the far post. Exciting melee in the Rossoneri area, Fofana finds the ball between his feet and with a platter he bags it behind Tatarusanu. Too many mistakes by Milan in this first part of the match.
20 ‘- What a risk Bennacer in his own area
Tatarusanu serves Bennacer in the throw-in, the half holds the ball and risks a lot on the frenzied pressure of the Blues forwards. Then he gets away somehow, but this is a useless risk that Milan must not take on 20 ‘of the first half.
15 ‘- A quarter of an hour in London, Milan superior for ball possession
42% Chelsea, 58% Milan after 15 minutes. Chelsea more dangerous with Mount, but the two teams play at a very high pace.
8 & # 39; – Leao enters the area, penalty risk for Chelsea
The Portuguese with his usual step enters the area from the left. He resists an opponent’s charge, then gets surrounded and falls. Some players, including Giroud, hint at a timid protest but for the referee everything is regular.
4 ‘- First chance of the match is for Chelsea with Mount
Aubameyang serves Mount on the edge, who makes a right-footed shot with a low shot. Bravissimo Tatrusanu, who stretches out and deflects for a corner, but the two teams are very aggressive in this start.
1 ‘- Chelsea-Milan begins
The teams are now entering the field
Milan and Chelsea are in the tunnel leading to the pitch. Soon the anthem of the Champions League and then there will be the kick-off of this wonderful match.
Tonali, Leao and De Ketelaere key players against Chelsea
Today’s match could be the real European consecration for Sandro Tonali, now ready to take the last step to become great.
Leao instead it will be more alone than usual on the left given the absence of Theo Hernandezbut in any case a large part of the Rossoneri’s offensive maneuver will be on his shoulders and on those of the great summer signing Charles De Ketelaerewhich after having glimpsed excellent things is ready to take on the most important stages in Europe.
Giroud to Prime: “Nice to be back in London”
One of the two ex of this match, Olivier Giroudspoke before the match of Stamford Bridge to the microphones of Amazon Prime Video:
“For my part it is a pleasure to return to London: I was in London for 9 years, this stadium is special for me and we have done excellent things in the past. Now, however, I am here with Milan and I want to do well with Milan. Pioli has me asked to give a speech to the boys: I told my teammates that I am proud of them, we have shown our quality in Italy and we need to do it in the Champions League as well. These are words that come from the heart. We have a great desire to play well, even for those who stayed at home “.?
Giroud and Tomori ex of this match
Among the many teams shot by Olivier Giroud there was also the Chelsea between 2018 and 2021, while the English class 1997 was ai Bluesbetween one loan and another, between 2015 and 2021 before being purchased by the Milan.
Moreover, Giroud, could it become 10? player to find the goal with and against Chelsea in the Champions League, and the first after Loïc Rémy, with the Lillein December 2019.
Milan on the pitch for the warm-up
The Milan has now entered the pitch for the pre-match warm-up. Despite the presence of approx 2000 Rossoneri fans, whistles of fear were clearly heard from Stamford Bridge for the band of Stefano Pioli.
Pegs in the pre-match: “We have to lead the game”
Directly to the microphones of Amazon Prime Videothese were the words of Stefano Pioli before the race:
“Chelsea’s quality is enormous, but I ask my players to play our football and try to be in control of the game. Certainly their KO with Dinamo Zagreb was a surprise, then they changed their coach and they are a great team. who won the Champions League two years ago. It will be a good test for us, against a big player in European football. It will be a particular match for Giroud and Tomori, who are fundamental for us. Chelsea on Leao? He is doing very well with us, I see it motivated and must continue like this “.
Chelsea-Milan: the official formations
CHELSEA (3-4-1-2): Kepa; Fofana, Thiago Silva, Koulibaly; James, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Chilwell; Mount; Sterling, Aubameyang.
AC MILAN (4-2-3-1): Tatarusanu; Dest, Kalulu, Tomori, Ballo-Touré; Bennacer, Tonali; Krunic, De Ketelaere, Leao; Giroud.
History and statistics of Chelsea-Milan
The last time Chelsea and Milan clashed in a Champions League match dates back to the group stage of the 1999/2000 season. On that occasion, both home and away ended in a draw, including goalless at Stamford Bridge. ?
AC Milan’s only success against the Blues dates back to February 1966 in the Coppa delle Fiere: 2-1 at San Siro. To decide that third round was a third match (it ended 2-1 even in the return leg), drawn for 1- 1, in which the Blues passed the round, thanks to the toss of a coin.
Chelsea have only been defeated in two of 13 home games in Europe against Italian sides (8 wins, 3 draws), both in the Champions League: 1-2 against Lazio in March 2000, and 0-1 against Lazio. Inter, in March 2010.
AC Milan have found success only in one of 20 European away matches in England (7 draws, 12 defeats): 1-0 at Old Trafford against United, in February 2005. The only other success of the AC Milan overseas (excluding penalties) dates back in the 1963 European Cup final against Benfica, won 2-1 at Wembley.
Chelsea-Milan, where to follow the game on TV
The kick-off of Chelsea-Milan is set at 21the match will be broadcast exclusively on TV and streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Good evening everyone and welcome to this direct text of Chelsea-Milan, valid for the third day of the group stage of the UEFA Champions League 2022/2023.
In the Group E at the moment the Rossoneri are leading with four points, the result of a win and a draw. Immediately behind the Dinamo Zagreb with three points, then Salzburg with two and the Chelseathe gang’s opponent tonight Pegslast to a single point.
With a victory over the Blueswinners of the Champions League two years ago, the Milan would go to seven points after three days and would make a huge leap towards qualifying for the knockout stages