Olivier Giroud’s spectacular second-half goal put Chelsea ahead in their Champions League round of 16 game against La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid

Giroud put the ball into the net with an acrobatic overhead kick and, although it was initially ruled offside, a review from the video assistant showed the ball was fell from Mario Hermoso from Atletico in preparation

This was Thomas Tuchel’s first Champions League game in charge of Chelsea and it took place in Bucharest, Romania, due to coronavirus restrictions

The second leg will take place at Stamford Bridge on March 17, although the Blues will be without midfielders Mason Mount and Jorginho as they will both be suspended after reclaiming reservations

Marcos Alonso and Timo Werner had shots saved by Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak, but the Spanish side, which included former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, struggled to create chances to score outside the acrobatic volley of Joao Felix, who overtook

The Blues finished at the top of Group E of the Champions League, but it was not enough for former boss Frank Lampard to keep his post as he was replaced in January by Tuchel, who took over Paris St-Germain in the 2019-20 Champions League final they lost against Bayern Munich

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