Chelsea recorded the 2-0 victory they required to progress on away goals.
Jose Mourinho welcomed back Samuel Eto’o upfront, although was without Nemanja Matic and Ramires in the centre of midfield. Eden Hazard started on the left, but lasted only a quarter of the game before being replaced by Andre Schurrle.
Laurent Blanc was without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, so moved Edinson Cavani upfront and brought on Lucas Moura down the right, which promised more counter-attacking thrust.
This was a tense but poor quality game for this level, and the major tactical interest was how Chelsea became more attacking late on. Read more »