A sublime Karim Benzema hat-trick guided Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over Chelsea in the Uefa Champions League quarterfinal first-leg clash at Stamford Bridge, while in the other game Villarreal stunned Bayern Munich by winning 2-0 in Spain.
Catch up with the highlights from Tuesday evening’s action in the Uefa Champions League which saw Chelsea ease to a 2-0 win over Lille with Romelu Lukaku left on the bench while in the other game Villarreal held Juventus in Spain despite new striker Duscan Vlahovic scoring 32 seconds into his Champions League debut.
Chelsea showed they can thrive without Romelu Lukaku as Kai Havertz scored after replacing the axed Belgium striker for the 2-0 Champions League last-16, first-leg win against Lille on Tuesday.
Chelsea took control of their League Cup semi-final against Tottenham as Romelu Lukaku returned from exile in Wednesday’s 2-0 first leg win over their London rivals.
Chelsea needed a penalty shootout for the second consecutive round to reach the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup as they edged past Southampton, while a much-changed Arsenal beat Leeds United 2-0 on Tuesday.
Kai Havertz scored a hat-trick as Chelsea sealed their progression into the EFL Cup fourth round with a dominant 6-0 win over Barnsley at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening.
Kai Havertz insists he feels no pressure to justify his £70million price tag at Chelsea.
Gareth Bale will comfortably become the Premier League’s top earner when his return to Tottenham is confirmed.
All eyes were on Chelsea and the debuts of Germany international duo Timo Werner and Kai Havertz. While one had a bright Premier League introduction at Brighton on Monday night, the other struggled.
Frank Lampard has strongly refuted claims the £70 million ($89m) signing of Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen has unsettled homegrown star Mason Mount.