Its another all English as Chelsea set up Europa league final with Arsenal
London, May 9, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Its an all English Europa league finals after Chelsea fC overcame spirited Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany on 4-3 penalties to set up another all English finals with fellow Londoner Arsenal fc
The feat comes a day after Tottenham produced another football wonders coming from two goals down to beat Ajax 3-2 to set up all premier league champions league finals with Liverpool
Eden Hazard stepped up to smash home the winning penalty to book final spot after the match ended 1-1 after full time.
Chelsea opened the scoring through the in-form Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who rattled the bottom corner of the Frankfurt goal after being picked out following a passage of trickery from Eden Hazard.
The Germans refused to roll over however, as talisman Luka Jovic hit back in the second half and controlled a Mijat Gacinovic pass to slot the ball into the bottom left corner to equalise.
With things all square on aggregate, the sides passed through extra-time with David Luiz saving Chelsea with a last gasp clearance off the line.
Penalties followed, with Chelsea winning despite Cesar Azpilicueta’s early miss.
Victory for Chelsea ensured they face Arsenal in an all-English final after the Gunners humbled Valencia 4-2 in an earlier semifinals encounter.
The win saw Arsenal progressing on 7-3 aggregate