Sport Rennes 1-2 Chelsea: Giroud books last-16 spot for Blues with late header

23:25  24 november  2020
23:25  24 november  2020 Source:   goal.com

Rennes. The Desperados Foundation supports four local street artists

 Rennes. The Desperados Foundation supports four local street artists © DR Mardi Noir's work It invited Bims, Mardi Noir, MioSHe and Ali, to create an original work, screen-printed in 50 copies and offered to the general public by reservation, from November 16 to 20, 2020 via the Foundation's website. The “Shared Impressions” project highlights the work of emerging street artists in different cities in France. In Rennes, in conjunction with the M.U.R , four artists were selected: Bims , nourished by cubism, surrealism, pointillism through the abstract, including

Chelsea fans have implored Frank Lampard to ensure Olivier Giroud remains at the club after he headed Chelsea to victory against Rennes to book the Blues a spot in the Champions League Wantaway Giroud comes off bench to head Chelsea into Champions League knockout stages.

Giroud still in Chelsea ’s plans but Lampard may not block move. Live scoreboard: the latest from Tuesday’s But the last time he played at Roazhon Park, his PSG team suffered a surprising 2 - 1 defeat. Today Chelsea have a chance to secure their progress in the Champions League and book

Olivier Giroud powered in a stoppage-time header as Chelsea beat Rennes 2-1 to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare.

a close up of Olivier Giroud in a baseball game: Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud celebrates his late winner © AFP Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud celebrates his late winner

Frank Lampard's side won the reverse fixture 3-0 earlier this month but they were made to work a lot harder for Tuesday's victory - their sixth in a row in all competitions.

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a group of people watching a football game:                      “You go on and score the decisive goal,” coach Ottmar Hitzfeld instructed Dortmund midfielder Lars Ricken just before replacing Stephane Chapuisat in the 1997 final. It took the one-club man 16 seconds to follow his manager’s orders, his delicious chip – with his first touch – securing a famous 3-1 win.                                                                              It had been a game of substitutes: Alessandro Del Piero replaced Sergio Porrini at the break to re-energise the Old Lady after Karl-Heinz Riedle’s first-half double. Riedle had his own premonition, waking at 3.30am on the day of the game in a cold sweat. “I just dreamt that I’ll score two goals,” he panted.

Serhou Guirassy looked to have rescued a point for Rennes when he cancelled out Callum Hudson-Odoi's first-half opener in the 85th minute at Roazhon Park.

But second-half substitute Giroud won it in added time to ensure Chelsea will progress from Group E along with Sevilla.

Chelsea's Giroud getting better with age, says Lampard .
Chelsea's Giroud getting better with age, says LampardGiroud has yet to start a Premier League or Champions League game this season but came on as a second-half substitute and scored in stoppage time to seal Chelsea's 2-1 win and a place in the knockout stages.

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