Chelsea travelled to Spain to face off Real Madrid in the first leg encounter at Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium in a bid to get to the finals and win the Champions League trophy.
Thomas Tuchel got his tactics spot on as he dominated Real Madrid in all areas as they (the hosts) struggled with a defense of five men.
Chelsea's midfield was well driven by Ngolo Kante who dominated the play as he silenced Real Madrid's Toni Kross, Luka Modric and Casemiro.
Ngolo Kante who won the player of the match in Spain was the utility man in the 1-1 game where Christian Pulisic and Karim Benzema decided the match.
The following are the highlights of Ngolo Kante in the match;
More dribbles than the Real Madrid team: 6
Most duels contested: 21
Most take ons completed: 6
Pass accuracy: 88%
Watch the highlights of how Ngolo Kante ran the show in Spain;
Is there any player who can play like Ngolo Kante?
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