Branislav Ivanovic headed Chelsea into the Capital One Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool on Tuesday, settling an enthralling semi-final in extra time.
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Chelsea stretched their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points on Sunday when they beat London rivals Arsenal 2-0 as surprise package Southampton went down 1-0 at Tottenham Hotspur.
MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini was delighted his team held their nerve yesterday to ensure the Premier League pendulum swung back in their favour.
Chelsea capitalized on its defensive strategy, playing to a 0-0 draw with host Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.
Liverpool took a giant step towards their first title in 24 years with a 3-2 win at a plucky Norwich City on Monday, opening up a five-point lead over second-placed Chelsea with three matches remaining.
Holders Bayern Munich and nine-times winners Real Madrid will face each other in a mouthwatering Champions League semi-final this month with Atletico Madrid up against Chelsea.
THe odds were ehavily stacked against coach Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, but just like they have done so many times this season once again there was miracle as they entered the Champions League semifinals breaking the hearts of the Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge.
Real Madrid have already been dealt a blow ahead of the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund as coach Carlo Ancelotti revealed that Cristiano Rolado wil be sitting out of the match Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he believes his side can overturn a two-goal deficit to Paris St-Germain to reach the Champions League semi-finals.
In a battle of two clubs rejuvenated thanks to mega wealthy owners, Paris Saint-Germain added to Chelsea's woes by prevailing 3-1 in Wednesday's other quarterfinal of the Champions League.
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