UCL: Moses shines as Chelsea qualifies, Onyekuru’s Anderlecht finally wins


Super Eagles star Victor Moses was outstanding for Chelsea as they sealed their place into the UEFA champions League knockout stage with a 1-1 draw against Athletico Madrid at Stamford bridge.

The draw denied Chelsea the opportunity to top their group with Italian side Roma claiming that honour on head to head despite tying with Chelsea on 11 points.

The game was very tight in the first half with very few chances, but all that changed on resumption of the second half as the Spanish side took an early lead through Saul Niguez’s header from a Fernando Torres flick off a corner kick in the 56th minute.

Chelsea poured forward with Victor Moses causing havoc and panic down the right for Chelsea and Hazard doing same on the left before the Belgian finally forced an  equalizer with his shot turned into his own net by Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic in the 75th minute.

Moses was lively all through the contest with attacking drive forward and defensive solidity in his accustomed right wing-back role at Chelsea.

Across the UK, Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru led the lines for already knocked out Belgian side Anderlecht who shocked their Scottish host Celtic 1-0.

An own goal from Celtic’s Simunovic gave Anderlect all three points.

Onyekuru and Anderlecht thus failed to score a goal in the champions League and Will not have a shot at the Europa league, his side finished bottom of their group. He played the full 90 minutes for the Belgian side. the

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