UCL: Robert Green picks three players who helped Real Madrid beat Chelsea


Former Chelsea goalkeeper, Robert Green has picked Luka Modric, Thibaut Courtois and Karim Benzema as the three players who helped Real Madrid defeat the Blues.

Green said this after Real Madrid eliminated Chelsea from the Champions League quarter-final stage on Tuesday.

Real Madrid defeated Chelsea with a 5-4 aggregate win to qualify for the Champions League last-4.

The LaLiga giants had lost 3-2 against Chelsea in the second leg last night but won 3-1 in the first leg last week.

Speaking to the BBC, Green said, “It really has been a wonderful effort from Chelsea. They’ve made a real game of it.

“Real Madrid have got away with one tonight. A moment of brilliance from Modric gave them the lifeline.

“Chelsea invested so much in the game. Tuchel said we’ve to invest so much and they did.

“They put hearts and souls into this game. Real Madrid looked lost. They looked like they didn’t have a clue like they were short of confidence.

“But they’ve players who produce moments. Today it was Modric, Courtois and Benzema.”

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