Atletico Knock Out Chelsea

Chelsea’s hopes of reaching a third Champions League final in seven seasons were ended as Atletico Madrid produced a stunning counter-attacking display and defeated the Blues 3-1 at Stamford Bridge to set up a final against city rivals Real.
Jose Mourinho’s side went ahead in the tie when Fernando Torres put Chelsea in front with a goal against his former club nine minutes before half-time.
But Chelsea allowed Atletico back into the match just before the interval, as Adrian Lopez scrambled home.
With Atletico ahead on the away goals rule following a goalless first leg, Chelsea needed to score to reach the Lisbon final but it was the Spaniards who struck again, Diego Costa putting them in front from the penalty spot before the excellent Arda Turan added a third with 18 minutes remaining.
At the final whistle, the visitors danced in front of their fans as John Terry stood in the centre circle and shed tears. It is the first time Atletico have reached a European Cup final since 1972, and their meeting with Real will be the first time two clubs from the same city have ever contested the final.


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