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Chelsea, PSG progress into Champions League semifinals

Chelsea and Paris Saint German progressed into the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League following two leg victories over Porto and Bayern Munich respectively.

Both teams did the hardwork during the first leg with Chelsea picking a 2-0 win at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán in Portugal while PSG defeated defending Champions PSG 3-2 at the Allianz Arena in Germany.

The second legs were very tight especially at Stamford Bridge but Porto stole a late winner courtesy of a stunning strike from Mehdi Taremi. Becoming the first Iranian to score in the Champions League quarter-finals in the process. The game ended 1-0 on the night but it was Chelsea that progressed 2-1 on aggregate.

Sérgio Conceição, Porto coach said after the encounter against Chelsea: “I am extremely proud of the group, the players and the way they believe in what they work for.”

In France, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s goal gave the Bavarian a 1-0 win and 3-3 on aggregate but it wasn’t enough as Mauricio Pochettino’s men clung on to progress.

Semi-Final lineup:

PSG vs Dortmund/Man City

Chelsea vs Liverpool/Real Madrid.

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