In the ninth minute of this evening’s Champions League semi-final first-leg between Real Madrid and Chelsea, the Blues had themselves a counter-attacking opportunity after winning the ball in their third.
The ball was shuttled across to Mason Mount, who has been deployed into a midfield three by Thomas Tuchel tonight, the attacking midfielder showed his quality by skinning Eder Militao with lovely skill.
Mount surged forward, leaving Madrid superstar Luka Modric well behind in a foot race after his silky footwork, before turning inside the Croatian and floating a cross into the box.
Christian Pulisic nodded the ball down to Timo Werner, who was six yards out, with a superb header, the moment should’ve ended in a goal but Werner somehow fired straight at ex-blue Thibaut Courtois.
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Pictures from BT Sport.
Mount is continuing to impress for the Blues, the 22-year-old looks to be a staple for Chelsea and England for many years to come with yet another show of his brilliant talent tonight.