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Giroud Helps Chelsea Beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 As Bayern Destroy Lazio 4-1

  • Chelsea, the away side last night defeated Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg, Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League
  • Olivier Giroud scored a spectacular overhead kick goal or call it bicycle kick to help The Blues go back to London with an advantage ahead of the second leg

Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea boss will be a bit relief with the 1-0 win as the stubborn Atletico Madrid side managed by Diego Simeone defended throughout the match.

In the other game played last night, defending champions of UCL, Bayern Munich annihilated Lazio, the host side 4-1.

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Robert Lewandowski, Leroy Sane and Jamal Musiala scored for Bayern in addition to an own goal by Acerbi of Lazio. Correa scored the consolation goal for Lazio to make the scoreline 4-1.

Qualification into the quarter finals is certainly guaranteed for Bayern. For, Chelsea, they only need a draw in the second leg to qualify for quarter final.

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