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Chelsea put one foot in Champions League semis with 2-0 win over Porto

AP , Wednesday 7 Apr 2021
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Chelsea's English midfielder Mason Mount (C) celebrates his goal with teammates during the UEFA Champions League first leg quarter final football match between FC Porto and Chelsea FC at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Seville (AFP)
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Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell scored a goal in each half as Chelsea defeated Porto 2-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Mount scored after a nice turn past a defender at the edge of the area in the first half and Chilwell added the second following a blunder by Porto's Jesus Corona in the 85th minute.

Next week's second leg will also be played in Seville because of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. Porto was considered the home team at Sevilla's Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium.

The winner will face either Real Madrid or Liverpool. Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 at home in their first leg on Tuesday.

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