Luiz returns to break Chelsea’s hearts as 10-man PSG triumph

Chelsea were eliminated from the Champions League last night as 10-man Paris St Germain twice came from behind to win an ill-tempered last-16 tie on away goals at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea's Gary Cahill celebrates scoring his side's first goal.Chelsea's Gary Cahill celebrates scoring his side's first goal.
Chelsea's Gary Cahill celebrates scoring his side's first goal.

The first leg was drawn 1-1 and Chelsea’s advantage grew when Zlatan Ibrahimovic was harshly sent off after 31 minutes.

Gary Cahill’s strike nine minutes from the end of normal time was cancelled out by former Chelsea defender David Luiz, but the hosts went ahead for a second time through an Eden Hazard penalty early in extra-time.

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PSG captain Thiago Silva, who conceded the spot-kick for handball, was denied from a corner by Thibaut Courtois but then netted with a header moments later to make it 2-2 on the night and send the visitors through.

The Frenchmen exited the competition last term to Chelsea on the away goals rule, but advanced to the last eight for a third straight season.

Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, meanwhile, are left to focus on their Premier League title bid.

Thomas Muller scored twice as Bayern Munich took advantage of an early red card to hammer Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 and sail into the quarter-finals.

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Everton defender John Stones and midfielder Leon Osman will be assessed ahead of tonight’s Europa League last-16 first leg against Dynamo Kiev at Goodison Park. Former Barnsley man Stones has been suffering with a virus and Osman has picked up a knock.

In-demand striker Jordan Rhodes struck a stoppage-time winner to keep Blackburn’s slim hopes of reaching the Sky Bet Championship play-offs alive with a 1-0 against Bolton Wanderers.

The 25-year-old – linked with a £12m move to Middlesbrough – produced a predatory finish in the fourth minute of time added to move Rovers 11 points off the top six.