Thu 29 February 2024 | 6:16

Exciting victory for Chelsea thanks to a killer goal from Conor Gallagher

Chelsea overturns its deficit to win 3-2 against Leeds and ensures a quarter-final encounter in the Cup

In the final minutes of the match, Conor Gallagher managed to achieve the winning goal, which made Chelsea qualify for the quarter-finals of the English FA Cup after their 3-2 victory over Leeds in the fifth round match at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Chelsea’s start was bad as they fell behind due to a defensive error, where the Blues failed to deal with the high pressure from Leeds, leading to Matteo Joseph scoring the first goal for the guests. Despite this, Chelsea was able to compensate for that thanks to cooperation between Moises Caicedo and Noni Madueke, where Nicholas Jackson scored the equalizing goal.

At the end of the first half, Mykhailo Mudryk succeeded in scoring the second goal for Chelsea after a wonderful pass from Raheem Sterling. Despite Chelsea’s control of the match, Leeds turned the table and scored another goal signed by Joseph.

Mauricio Pochettino made decisive changes, where Gallagher, Chilwell, and Palmer led the team from the substitutes’ bench. It was Gallagher who provided the winning touch in the 90th minute with a wonderful touch from Enzo Fernandez’s pass.

The players’ performance evaluation shows that Robert Sanchez and the defense were under pressure, while the midfield performed well, especially Moises Caicedo, Enzo Fernandez, and Mykhailo Mudryk. In the attack, Nicholas Jackson scored the equalizing goal, while Raheem Sterling provided important support.

In conclusion, Mauricio Pochettino’s effective changes in the second period were the main factor in achieving victory for Chelsea.


source: SportMob

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