Chelsea ease previous Dynamo Kyiv
Chelsea travelled to Kiev final Thursday for the second leg of their Europa League spherical of 16 tie.
The Blues headed into the sport with a Three-Zero benefit however with among the comebacks we’ve witnessed in European competitions just lately, that lead not at all assured them a spot within the subsequent spherical.
Nevertheless, Chelsea’s second leg bought off to the very best begin with Olivier Giroud opening the scoring inside 5 minutes.
The Frenchman would add two extra for Chelsea within the 33rd and 59th minute.
Marcos Alonso and Callum Hudson-Odoi would additionally get in amongst the objectives.
Maurizio Sarri’s aspect will now play Slavia Praha within the quarter-final.
The quarter-finals attract full
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— UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) 15 March 2019
Hudson-Odoi abused vs Kyiv
Nevertheless, after the win in Kiev, it has been revealed that Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi was allegedly subjected to racial abuse by a small part of the house followers.
Chelsea have confirmed racist abuse was directed to one in every of their gamers (considered Hudson-Odoi) in Kiev and have condemned the behaviour. The referee and the UEFA delegate have been made conscious of the incident. #CFC
— Nizaar Kinsella (@NizaarKinsella) 18 March 2019
Chelsea have since launched an announcement condemning the actions.
The abuse has additionally been reported to UEFA. The complete assertion from Chelsea’s official web site reads as follows:
We are able to verify a report of racist abuse directed at one in every of our gamers within the remaining minutes of the match in Kiev from a small part of residence supporters. We wholeheartedly condemn such abhorrent behaviour.
The matter was reported to the referee on the remaining whistle and the chairman and membership secretary spoke to the UEFA match delegate instantly after the match.
We count on UEFA to conduct a fulsome investigation and we’ll present full cooperation.
Racism in soccer, sadly, seems to be rising this season moderately than declining.
In addition to the alleged Hudson-Odoi abuse, Raheem Sterling, Mohamed Salah, Heung Min-Son and a variety of different gamers have been focused already this season.
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