Kai Havertz confirmed nerves of metal to ship rejuvenated Chelsea (opens in new tab) by way of to the Champions League quarter-finals with a retaken penalty, because the Blues have boss Graham Potter one other increase by beating in-form Borussia Dortmund (opens in new tab) 2-0 within the second leg of their final 16 tie at Stamford Bridge (2-1 on mixture).

With the tie stage at 1-1 after Raheem Sterling’s Forty third-minute opener, Chelsea had the right likelihood to go forward when referee Danny Makkelie pointed to the spot after consulting VAR to provide a handball in opposition to Dortmund right-back Marius Wolf.

Havertz stepped up, obtained his stutter run-up spot on to ship goalkeeper Alexander Meyer the incorrect method and go away the entire objective to intention at, however hit the within of the submit.

Sterling and Havertz are Chelsea’s joint prime scorers in all competitions this season with seven targets (Picture credit score: Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC through Getty Photos)

Chelsea’s German ahead would get one other chew on the cherry, although: a number of Dortmund gamers encroached earlier than Havertz had taken the penalty – together with the person who finally cleared the ball from hazard, Salih Ozcan.