Porto vs. Chelsea score: Thomas Tuchel's side take care of business with Mount and Chilwell goals
The favorites won comfortably and look in full control heading to the second leg
Chelsea defeated FC Porto 2-0 in the first-leg of their quarterfinal Sevllie, Spain on Wednesday as Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell connected on goal for the Blues.
Thomas Tuchel's side appeared to be in control for large stretches of the first half, frustrating Porto defensively as the Portuguese side attempted questionable shots in the final third as Chelsea slowly exerted control over the match, holding more possession of the ball and establishing their tempo.
The Blues earned the opening goal by Mount, after he received the ball in the box and shook off Porto defender Zaidu with a turn on goal in the 32nd minute.
FC Porto held more shots over Chelsea with 8, though only recorded two on target heading into halftime. The team was able to start the second half with a narrow scoreline and it felt like goals could eventually come with more active play from Marenga and Luis Diaz. Though substitutions for Chelsea began at the hour mark and changed the game.
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Chilwell scored his first ever Champions League goal in the 85th minute, playing off an error from Corona, around the keeper, and scoring on an empty netter.
The late game goal came just two minutes after FC Porto manager made substitutions that were unable to have a significant impact on the game. Chelsea now carry a two goal aggregate heading into their return-leg.
Porto 0, Chelsea 2
⚽Chelsea: Mason Mount (32')
⚽Chelsea: Ben Chilwell (85')