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AC Milan And Real Madrid Qualify For Champions League Semi-Final

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April 19, 2023

Chelsea’s hopes of salvaging success from a terrible season were ended ruthlessly by Real Madrid as the holders advanced into the Champions League semi-final at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues battled against the odds to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg in the Bernabeu, only to lose again by the same margin last night, falling finally to a 4-nil aggregate loss. 

Chelsea are currently languishing in 11th place in the Premier League, and will not be in the Champions League next season.

Focus will now be to find a manager to mend the fractures in the club after the sackings of Thomas Tuchel and Graham Potter this season.

Elsewhere, AC Milan reached the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since winning the competition in 2007 as they saw off Serie A rivals Napoli 2-1 on aggregate.

Milan could face Inter Milan in the last four, with their city rivals going into Wednesday’s second leg with Benfica holding a 2-0 lead.