17 Mar 2011

Chelsea and Real Madrid through to Champions League top eight

12:20 pm on 17 March 2011

Chelsea's confirmed it's place in the quarterfinalsof football's Champions League with a minimum of fuss, drawing nil-all in London with Copenhagen in the last 16 second leg encounter, to complete a 2-nil aggregate win.

The Londoners, bidding to make the semi-finals for the sixth time in eight years, completed a hat-trick of successes for Englsih Premier League clubs joining Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the top eight.

Spanish club and nine time winners Real Madrid are through to the quarterfinals after a 3-nil second leg win over Olympique Lyon, winning the tie 4-1 on aggregate.