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4 Best Chelsea Comebacks In Football History (Photos)

1. Chelsea defeated Barcelona 4-2 in the Premier League (5-4 AGG, 2005 Champions League)

In 2005, the Blues faced up against Barcelona in the round of 16 of the Champions League. The first leg of the tie did not go as planned for the English team, who were defeated 3:1 by Barcelona, and they required something spectacular to progress to the Quarter Final stage.

It looked like Chelsea were going to win it all when they scored three goals in quick succession to put the Catalans a goal behind on aggregate. But just when it looked like it was over, Ronaldinho came from nowhere and put the ball in the back of the net to force a draw on aggregate.

However, with just two minutes left on the clock, John Terry scored a spectacular header to give Chelsea the final advantage and bring the aggregate score to 5:4.

2. Chelsea defeats Vicenza 3-1. (1998 UEFA Cup Semi-final)

Chelsea faced Vicenza in the UEFA Cup Semi-Finals in 1998, and the Blues came out on top.

The first leg did not go well for the Blues, who were unable to score a single goal despite numerous opportunities, and the game finished in a 1:0 tie.

The fans had high expectations for the second leg, but after Vicenza scored in the first half, it felt like the game had already been decided.

Gianfranco Zola and Gustavo Poyet both scored in the first half of the second half to give Chelsea fans a second wind at the start of the second half. They needed one more goal to win the match against the Mangiagatti on an aggregate basis.

Just a few minutes before the final whistle, Mark Hughes came off the bench and struck the back of the net to make it a 3:1 final score.

3. Chelsea defeats PSG 2-0 (2014 Champions League Quarterfinal)

When Chelsea faced off against Paris Saint-Germain in the 2014 Champions League final, they produced one of the most remarkable comebacks in the competition's history.

Chelsea's first-leg meeting against Paris Saint-Germain was not one of their greatest, as the French champions thrashed the Blues 3 to 1. To advance to the semi-finals, the English team required at least two goals in the second leg against the Germans.

When Eden Hazard was sidelined with an injury, it appeared like defeating the French was an insurmountable challenge. Andre Schurrle scored the first goal for the Blues soon before the end of the first half, which was a fortunate development.

Chelsea held on to a one-goal lead until the final minutes of the game, when Demba Ba smashed the ball into the back of the net to make the score 2:0. It was an incredible sight to behold.

4. Chelsea defeated Ajax 4-2 in the fourth round (2019 Champions League Group Stage)

In the 2019 Champions League group stage, Chelsea and Ajax met in a match that was hailed as one of the best comebacks in the competition's history. Chelsea defeated Ajax 2-1.

Ajax arrived enraged, determined to avenge their 1:0 loss to Chelsea in the first leg of the Champions League.

With only 5 minutes on the clock, both clubs had scored a goal each, thanks to an own goal by Abraham and a penalty kick by Jorginho. Ajax scored two more goals before the end of the first half to bring the score to 3:1, courtesy of another own goal by Arrizabalaga.

Van van Beek scored his second goal of the game just 10 minutes into the second half, bringing the score to 4:1 in favor of the visitors.

Chelsea scored three more goals before the match ended, including a second penalty kick by Jorginho, after two Ajax players were sent off. It appeared that all hope had been lost, but Chelsea managed to score three more goals before the match ended.

It was one of the most remarkable comebacks in the history of American football.

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