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Mudryk's goal helped Chelsea win a difficult victory and reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Feb 28, 2024

 Mudryk's goal helped Chelsea win a difficult victory and reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup (video)

Mikhail started against Leeds and played almost the entire match.

ChelseaUkrainian winger Mikhail Mudrik defeated Leeds Unitedin match 1/8 finals of the FA Cup. The match at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London ended with the score 3:2.

The guests took the lead in the 8th minute of the match thanks to the efforts of Mateo Joseph.

However, the “blues” managed to come back in the first half and then take the lead. In the 15th minute, Nicholas Jackson scored after a pass from Moises Caicedo, and in the 37th minute, Mudryk scored with a shot to One touch into the far corner from outside the penalty area was completed by Raheem Sterling's cross.

Video of Mudrik's goal

After the break, Leeds managed to restore parity in the match – in the 59th minute Joseph scored a double.

However, in the last a minute into normal time, Mauricio Pochettino's men snatched victory – Conor Gallagher scored the decisive goal, taking advantage of Enzo Fernandez's pass.

Mudryk started for Chelsea and spent almost the entire match on the field. The 23-year-old Ukrainian was replaced only in the 90+4th minute.

It should be noted that before this, Mikhail last appeared in the Blues’ starting line-up back on January 6 in the FA Cup 1/32 final match against Preston (4:0).

In total, Mudryk made his 27th appearance for the London club in all competitions this season. He has 5 goals and 2 assists.

Review of the match “Chelsea” – “Leeds United”

In the 1/4 finals of the FA Cup, Mudryk's team will play against Leicester, which in the 1/8 finals beat Bournemouth (1:0) against the Ukrainian defender Ilya Zabarny.

Recall that the current holder of the FA Cup is Manchester City. Last year, Pep Guardiola's team beat Manchester United (2:1) in the final.

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