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Holders Chelsea Beat Lille 2-0 In Champions League Last 16 First Leg

Channels Television  
Updated February 22, 2022
Chelsea's German midfielder Kai Havertz (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between Chelsea and Lille (LOSC) at Stamford Bridge stadium, in London, on February 22, 2022. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP
Chelsea’s German midfielder Kai Havertz (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between Chelsea and Lille (LOSC) at Stamford Bridge stadium, in London, on February 22, 2022. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP

 

Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic scored as Chelsea beat Lille 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

Havertz headed the reigning European champions into the lead in the eighth minute and Pulisic doubled their advantage on a breakaway just after the hour.

The result leaves the French champions up against it going into the return leg on March 16.