[Video Goals] Chelsea 3-1 Steaua Bucharest (3-2 agg): Torres Sends Blues Through
Chelsea edged past Steaua Bucharest 3-1, 3-2 on aggregate, at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night to reach the quarter finals of the Europa League. Watch the goals
Chelsea edged past Steaua Bucharest 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night to reach the quarter finals of the Europa League after winning the tie 3-2 on aggregate.
Juan Mata levelled the tie with a strike in the 33rd minute but the visitors shocked Stamford Bridge on the stroke of half time when Chiriches equalised to put Steaua 2-1 ahead on aggregate leaving Chelsea needing two more goals to qualify. Captain John Terry got the first on the hour mark before Fernando Torres grabbed the third in the 70th minute with a low left-footed drive. The Spaniard did however also missed the chance to put the game to bed when he struck the bar with a late penalty but the blues held on to win it 3-1 on the night, 3-2 on aggregate. Watch the goals here: