Football

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6

Top five: Ultimate game-changers (5)

Published Add your comment

Chelsea 4-1 Napoli

Football News
24/7

A Champions League triumph looked a long way off for Chelsea in February 2012 after they lost their second round first leg tie 3-1 to Napoli.

Doing poorly in the league and facing a premature exit, Andre Villas-Boas was given his marching orders barely six months after taking charge.

His right-hand man Roberto Di Matteo took the reigns and inspired an epic comeback at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea won 4-1 with a Branislav Ivanovic header winning it in extra-time for the Blues.

Chelsea fans won't need reminding of what happened next but they surely won't mind reading it again.

Having qualified for the quarter-finals, a famous run started which saw them knock out Benfica and Barcelona before edging the final against Bayern Munich on penalties. 

History was made.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United
Manchester City
Football
Chelsea
Arsenal

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again