Chukwueze Helps Villarreal Reach First UCL Quarter-finals In 13 Years After Shock Win At Juve
Samuel Chukwueze included for Villarreal who dazed Juventus 3-0 away to advance into the quarter-finals of this season’s UEFA Champions League.
Villarreal progressed into the keep going eight 4-1 on total after the principal leg finished 1-1.
The last time the Spanish side got to the Champions League quarter-finals was in the 2008-2009 season.
Chukwueze came into the game on 64 minutes for Yeremi Pino.
After a tight challenge, the gridlock was broken in the 78th moment through Gerard Moreno who changed over from the punishment spot.
Villarreal multiplied their lead in the 85th moment on account of Pau Torres before Arnaut Danjuma changed over one more punishment in the 92nd moment.
In France defending champs Chelsea came from an objective down to beat Lille 2-1 and progress 4-1 on total.
Lille started to lead the pack in the 38th moment after Burak Yilmaz scored from the punishment spot however three minutes into first half added time Christian Pulisic adjusted for Chelsea.
Also, in the 71st moment Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta got the second objective to seal the success.
Villarreal and Chelsea have now joined Liverpool, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Benfica and Bayern Munich as the quarter-finalists in this season’s mission.
In the interim, the draw for the quarter-finals will be hung on 18 March 2022.
The principal legs will be played on fifth and sixth April, and the subsequent legs will be on twelfth and thirteenth April 2022.