Chelsea Takes Slender Advantage Back To Stamford Bridge After 1-1 Draw With Frankfurt
Pedro’s first-half strike levelled the game and gave Chelsea a slim advantage in the in their Europa League semi-final tie as they left Germany with a draw.
Luka Jovic had given Frankfurt the lead with a header that bear Kepa, but Chelsea responded late in the half through Pedro, whose fine strike in the area beat the Frankfurt keeper.
Chelsea started the second half the better team but couldn’t take the lead as they spurned loads of chances. Frankfurt came back into the game as the second half went on and put Chelsea on the back foot, but couldn’t convert the glorious chances they had.
The second leg is at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, May 9.