Chelsea poor display during the second half of the second leg at Stamford Bridge could have brought to an end, any chances of winning a trophy this season. Sarri’s men started off the match on a flying note with French forward Olivier giroud and Spaniard forward Pedro working brilliantly with each grabbing a goal.
Poor defending by the away team (slavia Praha) during the first half helped Chelsea lead by four goals to one (4-1). However, two quick goals in the second half were not enough to scare Chelsea, who lead 5-3 on aggregate. They (Chelsea) looked to absorb pressure in the latter stages to avoid a slump and qualified to the semis of Europa league.
Chelsea return to Premier League action on Monday at home to
Burnley while Slavia Praha travel away to Zlin Fc on Sunday.
Chelsea’s qualification means they face unfamiliar German side in Eintracht Frankfurt,