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Chelsea 1-1 E.Frankfurt(pen 4-3): Eden Hazard winning penalty sends Blues to Europa League final against Arsenal

Probably his last ever kick in a Chelsea shirt at Stamford Bridge and he sends the Blues into the Europa League final sending Trapp the wrong way.

Chelsea opened the scoring through the in-form Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who rattled the bottom corner of the Frankfurt goal after being picked out following a passage of trickery from Eden Hazard.

The Germans refused to roll over however, as talisman Luka Jovic hit back in the second half and controlled a Mijat Gacinovic pass to slot the ball into the bottom left corner to equalise.

With things all square on aggregate, the sides passed through extra-time with David Luiz saving Chelsea with a last gasp clearance off the line. Penalties followed, with Chelsea winning despite Cesar Azpilicueta’s early miss.

Kepa Arrizabalaga saved two spot-kicks as Chelsea squeezed into the Europa League final with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out triumph over Eintracht Frankfurt after the second leg of their semi-final tie finished 1-1. The villain of the dramatic EFL Cup final defeat to Manchester City turned hero on Thursday, denying Martin Hinteregger and Goncalo Paciencia.

David Luiz and Jorginho also made amends for their misses at Wembley and it was left to Eden Hazard, featuring in perhaps his final Stamford Bridge appearance, to stroke in the winner and send Maurizio Sarri’s men into a date with Arsenal in Baku on May 29.

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