Monaco in UEFA Champions League finals

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:04 IST

Monaco drew with Chelsea and entered the UEFA Champions League finals for the first time.

Monaco in UEFA Champions League finals

London:

Monaco drew with Chelsea and entered the UEFA Champions League finals for the first time.Monaco again showed their fighting qualities in adversity to recover from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea that was enough to see them through to the UEFA Champions League finals for the first time. Gronkjaer fired Chelsea ahead. A minute before half time Chelsea wiped out Monaco's first leg advantage with a goal from Lampard.The Blues were 2-0 up before half time, a scoreline that would have taken them through to the Champions' League final. However, Monaco pulled a goal back just before the break and scored again in the second half, leaving Chelsea needing to win 5-2 in order to go through. Fernando Morientes on loan from Real Madrid struck 2 final nails in the Chelsea coffin first in the first half and then on the hour and the blues were bundled out.



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