Is Chelsea win over BVB in Champions League a turning point
– Needing to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg in Germany three weeks ago, Chelsea made a fast start but had to wait until Raheem Sterling's 43rd-minute strike to break the deadlock.
– Potter sat in his seat and couldn't watch.
The prospect of a Champions League quarterfinal next month will give Potter a tangible achievement to point to if the domestic stutters continue.
– The prospect of a Champions League quarterfinal next month will give Potter a tangible achievement to point to if the domestic stutters continue.
Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images Raheem Sterling had endured a torrid first half, but he stuck to his task and fired the home side in front two minutes before the break.
It was precisely what they needed to do to qualify,
but encouraging performances from Joao Felix and Havertz in particular should help Chelsea banish what had surely, at least in part, become a psychological issue in front of goal.
Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring Chelsea's first goal during the UEFA Champions League round-of-16 second leg against Borussia Dortmund at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday in London.