23 of April. The first semifinal match of the Champions League took place in Madrid at stadium "Visente Calderon". On the field met Atletico Madrid and Chelsea. The team played a draw with the score 0:0.
From the outset, the home side enjoyed the territorial advantage, but no results achieved. At the beginning of the 2nd 10-minute period there was an unpleasant incident with a London team goalkeeper Petr Cech. He fell awkwardly after reflected shock from a corner. Then continue the game Cech could not, instead, on the left mark Schwarzer. Atlético tried to use the change of goalkeeper, but the protection of the British was not allowed to do it. In the end of the first half passed without any dangerous scoring chances and ended in a draw.
The other half remembered the fight and the injuries. Once almost injured David Luiz (Chelsea defender), but everything worked and the Portuguese were able to continue the meeting. Another player Chelsea John Terry injury not avoided. Capital London team sprained his ankle and prematurely ended the match. In the second time advantage was at "Atletico", but to use it players are unable. One hundred percent of scoring chances at the gate Schwarzer was not. The result – a score of 0:0 goalless draw.
The return match will be held in London on 30 April.
The match was attended by:
Chelsea: Cech (Schwarzer), Luiz, Cole, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Terry (Schürrle), Ramirez, Mikel, Lampard, Torres, Willian (BA).
Atletico Madrid: Gabi, Costa, Diego (Turan), Miranda, Koke, Suarez (Sosa), Raul, Juanfran Garcia (Villa), Godin, Courtois, Luis.
Booked: Lampard (64), BA (90), Mikel (75), Miranda (89), Gaby (75).