Champions League: Why Chelsea defeated Dortmund 2-0 – Graham Potter

Chelsea boss, Graham Potter has explained why his team defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-0 during both teams’ Champions League last-16 second-leg fixture at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Potter said that Chelsea defeated Dortmund because his players played really well against the visitors, created a lot of good opportunities and were organised against the Bundesliga giants during the encounter.

The Englishman watched as goals from Kai Havertz and Raheem Sterling ensured the Blues qualified for the quarter-finals on a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Speaking at his post-match press conference after the game, Potter said, “It was a fantastic atmosphere, a fantastic evening.

“The players were tremendous, the supporters were tremendous. It is a fantastic result on such a big night and I am just so proud of the players

“We played really well and we created a lot of good opportunities. I think over the two games, we did enough to win the tie, but we still had to get the job done, which we did.”

“We pressed high, we won tackles, we were organised, and we played some decent stuff against a top team. We are really happy to go through.”