Kepa gets Chelsea in the final

The Spanish goalkeeper was the hero of the London team in the penalty shootout with two fantastic saves and will play against Emery Arsenal in the Europa League final.


Two stops, do fantastic stops Kepa Arrizabalaga in the penalty shootout, led to Stamford Bridge to the delirium and step to the blues to the final to be played in Baku on May 29, where they will be measured at Arsenal. The Germans resisted until the extension thanks to the goal, once again, of Luka Jovic, but finally the English managed to impose themselves from the fateful point.

The Eintracht once again demonstrated that are much more equipment than you can presuppose who does not usually follow the Bundesliga. Although they arrived in a bad run of results, after a season in which they have given absolutely everything, of Hutter gave samples of why they have come so far and why they are the feeling of the German league.

From At first they put a fence on Kepa's goal, , who had to respond with an unpowered flight to a throw to his left wing, but it was Chelsea who gradually became the owner of the first half. In fact hit first thanks to a fantastic pass between Eden Hazard lines that Loftus-Cheek took advantage of to put a beautiful shot to the long shot of Trapp.

Sarri Sarri went ahead , and could even have extended the lead before the break, but both forgive problemed Eintracht's equalizer in the resumption of the match by means of a Jovic who did everything, even associate with a teammate for a wall, before beating Kepa in the hand to hand.

Little by little, and with the step of the minutes, the Chelsea began to doubt their chances and the Germans were finding themselves more and more comfortable in Stamford Bridge, and finally it was inevitable to reach an extension that began to disturb the bleachers blue.

In the 100th minute David Luiz he was forced to get a ball under clubs to Haller, and only five minutes later Zappacosta had to deny him another head In the same line the French footballer, but the penalty shoot-out came and Kepa stopped two throws compensating the shot that Trapp stopped him before to Azpilicueta.

Sarri: "The problems were created three months ago and we managed to recover"

The coach of the Chelsea valued the pass to the final: "It was clear that if we could not score a second goal in the first half, the game would be difficult. We were pushed before to do better and then we were very tired in extra time. It was a great match. I wanted my team to be more compact. I did not want to take any risk. Now we are in the final. We played the final of the League Cup against Manchester City and we lost, that's why we want to win. The problems were created three months ago and we managed to recover, which is very difficult in England. Now, we deserve to win ".

Hütter:" We almost beat Chelsea "

The coach said after the elimination of Eintracht on penalties:" We are disappointed to see that our dream did not come true, we could see that we wanted to reach the final . I'm proud of what my team did at Stamford Bridge, we almost beat Chelsea. You have to mobilize the boys, we still have the opportunity to qualify (for the Champions League) for the Bundesliga. We were brave and showed passion, this is perhaps our best game of the season because it was against a team of another level ".



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