Pulisic talks about the goal that helped Chelsea turn the situation around

17 Mar 2022 | 11:53 | Football

 Christian Pulisic admits that his goal for Chelsea in the 45+3 minute against Lille was really important.

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Pulisic and Cesar Azpilicueta were the scorers to help Chelsea beat Lille 2-1 to advance to the quarter-finals. Pulisic told Chelsea’s official website after the game: “It was a really good goal we got just before half-time, it calmed us down a bit.”

“It’s not easy to get a result like that here and we did it. The first half being 1-0 down was a disadvantage. In the first half they were very strong and had a great atmosphere. in the stadium. They put a lot of pressure on us.”

 

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 Pulisic scored to help Chelsea upstream.

“They gave us a lot of trouble and then the penalty. We made a few changes and could have softened the game a bit but the goal we scored before half-time. The ending is really important because it restores confidence.”

The draw for the quarter-finals will take place this weekend. Pulisic said: “We’ve made it to the quarter-finals. We’re in the top eight and that’s exactly where we want to be. There are so many different tournaments, so many games and so many things to do. play so we’ll keep trying.”