Chelsea continued their Champions League title defense in an impressive way in the round of 16 against French club Lille, as they registered a 2–0 win in the first game to give them the advantage going into the second game of the round of 16.
With this 2–0 results against Lille, the Thomas Tuchel’s side now have one leg in the quarter finals of the competition, and would be hoping to progress as far as possible in the competition, to prove themselves again after last season’s success in the competition.
It has been an amazing journey for Chelsea in the Champions League since Thomas Tuchel took over the management of the team, and they have continued to show why they are a force to be reckoned with in the competition this season.
Chelsea’s performances in the Champions League this season has seen them accumulate some impressive records so far.
So in this article, we will be looking at three impressive records about Chelsea in the Champions League this season.
1. Yet To Concede A Goal At Stamford Bridge
Chelsea has made their homegrown a fortress in the Champions League this season, shutting out all opponents they have faced at Stamford Bridge, preventing them from scoring.
So far, Chelsea has played four home games at Stamford Bridge this season, and none of their opponents has been able to breach their defense in those four games.
The last time Chelsea conceded a goal at home in the Champions League was in the quarter finals last season against Fc Porto, in a match that was played in a neutral ground instead of Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea last conceded a Champions League goal at Stamford Bridge against Fc Kranodar in the group game of last season, which ended in a 1–1 scoreline.
2. 10 Different Goalscorers
Chelsea are just at the round of 16, and they already have ten different goalscorers in the Champions League this season.
Christian Pulisic’s goal against Lille on Tuesday night, made him the tenth different goal scorer for Chelsea in the Champions League this season.
The ten goal scorers includes; Romelu Lukaku, Andreas Christensen, Jorginho, Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech, Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Timo Werner, and Christian Pulisic.
3. Won All Home Games
Likewise not conceding goals at home in the Champions League this season, Chelsea has also won all their four home games played so far in the tournament this season.
Chelsea were last defeated at home in the Champions League against Fc Porto in the quarter finals last season, which was played in a neutral ground. It is the only defeat Chelsea has registered at home since the start of last season’s Champions League campaign.
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