UCL: Courtois, Hazard, to face Chelsea in the Semi-Final
Former Chelsea players Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard set to play against Chelsea in the Semi-final of the UEFA Champions League this season as Real Madrid sent Liverpool packing in the competition quarter-final.
Courtois and Hazard played for Chelsea before the Belgian duo moved to Real Madrid to team up with Zinedine Zidane side. Since moving to Spain, Eden Hazard who used to be a key member of the Chelsea squad have experienced multiple injury setbacks.
Both players will now have the chance to return to Stamford Bridge in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final as the first leg will be played in Spain.
Chelsea dumped Portuguese champion, Porto, out of the UEFA Champions League to qualify for the semi-final while Real Madrid defeated two seasons ago winner Liverpool to book another semi-final spot.
Meanwhile, in the other semi-final fixture, Pep Guardiola and Manchester City will have to defeat last season finalist, Paris Saint Germain to qualify for the final.
Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain defeated German giants Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in the quarter-final to advanced to the semi-final of Europe biggest competition.