Chelsea Defeats Slavia Prague To Reach Europa League Semi-Finals


Chelsea defeated Slavia Prague 4-3 on Thursday for a 5-3 aggregate victory as they reached the semi-finals of the Europa League.


Already 1-0 up from the first leg, Chelsea scored three more goals in the first 17 minutes at Stamford Bridge courtesy of Pedro, an own-goal by Simon Deli and Olivier Giroud and were 4-1 ahead on the night at half-time.

But having been facing a rout, Slavia restored their pride and gave Chelsea a scare with two early second-half goals from Petr Sevcik.

Chelsea will face Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany for a place in the final