Valencia vs Chelsea: Kovacic, Pulisic score as Blues settle for 2-2 draw

Valencia vs Chelsea: Kovacic, Pulisic score as Blues settle for 2-2 draw

- Valencia vs Chelsea played out a 2-2 draw in an entertaining match played at the Mestalla

- Soler's goal was canceled out by Kovacic before Pulisic put Chelsea in front in the second half

- But Wass' 82nd minute strike even the scores as both sides shared the points in Spain

Valencia vs Chelsea ended in a 2-2 draw in an entertaining Champions League match played at the Estadio Mestalla.

Carlos Soler put the home team ahead as Matteo Kovacic leveled matter. Christian Pulisic put the Blues in front before Daniel Wass scored the goal of the match as both sides shared the spoils.

Soler sent the fans at the Mestalla into rapturous celebrations as he opened the scoring in the 40th minute courtesy of an assist from Rodrygo.

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But Lampard's side responded a minute later as Kovacic unleashed a shot from outside of the 18-yard box which beat Jasper Cillessen in goal to make it 1-1.

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Five minutes after the restart, Pulisic scrambled home a cross from Kourt Zouma from close range to make it 2-1.

Things went from bad to worse for Valencia as they were awarded a penalty in the 64th minute but captain Daniel Parejo missed the spot-kick.

But Waiss put his side back on level terms with a sensational goal after his cross from right went straight into the back of the net to make it 2-2.

And that was how it ended as both sides would wait until the last matchday to know who will be going through into the next round of the competition.

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