Chelsea Youth League champions after beating Shaktar 3-2

Chelsea Youth League champions after beating Shaktar 3-2

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91′ GOAL SHAKTAR – Kovalenko scores to make it 2-3, but it’s too late

77′ Solanke incredibly misses the fourth goal sending the ball high in front of the empty goal!

72′ Shaktar close to score 2-3 after a nice combination between Zubkov and Kovalenko, who sends the ball slightly wide on Collins’ right

68′ Solanke close to score the fourth goal for Chelsea, his shot goes a little wide on the right of the goal

55′ GOAL CHELSEA! What a nice finish from Izzy Brown! Perfect shot from the edge of the box with his left foot! Chelsea up 3-1 now!

47′ GOAL CHELSEA!! Solanke’s superb header gives Chelsea 2-1 on a Jay Dasilva cross! Not even 2 minutes in the second half and Chelsea take the lead again

46′ Second half starts


44′ Solanke incredibly misses the ball twice while all alone in front of Kudryk, just inches from the goal

40′ Musonda close to score 2-1 after flicking on Solanke’s cross: just a little too wide

37′ GOAL SHAKTHAR – Christensen own goal gives Shakthar an equaliser in the first dangerous move from Shakthar: Arendaruk puts the ball in the middle of the box and Christensen sent it into his own goal in the attempt to clear, under pressure from Boryachuck. 1-1.

34′ Free kick from Boga, just outside the box, goes high over the crossbar

30′ Boryachuck and Zubkov try to create dangerous chances for Shakthar but Chelsea defense seem very well organized and are able to clear every ball in the box area

29′ Solanke just missed a great chance to score, shooting the ball just over the crossbar after a good work from Chelsea.

27′ Not a thrilling game in Nyon, as Chelsea are still in control of the game after the early goal

16′ Chelsea in control of the game as Shakthar try a little reaction after Brown’s goal

7′ GOAL CHELSEA!! Izzy Brown just scored for Chelsea: an easy tap-in from penalty spot after a good play by Musonda and Solanke! 1-0 for the Young Blues

1′ Kick Off


SHAKTHAR DONETSK – Kudryk, Kyryukhantsev, Sahutkin, Matviyenko, Vachiberadze, Pikhalonok, Shtander, Hladchenko, Arendaruk, Boryachuk, Zubkov

Subs:Yefanov, Shevchenko, Fursov, Kovalenko, Senytskyy, Hlahola, Merkushov 

CHELSEA – Collins; Aina, Christensen, Clarke-Salter, Dasilva; Colkett, Loftus-Cheek, Musonda; Brown, Solanke, Boga.

Subs: Thompson, Tomori, Palmer, Abraham, Scott, Sammut, Sterling.