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Late Drogba strike puts Chelsea through

Late Drogba strike puts Chelsea through

Didier Drogba scored a late equalizer to give Chelsea a 2-2 draw at Juventus and take the London side into the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Chelsea took the tie 3-2 on aggregate after its 1-0 win in the first leg.
Drogba struck with seven minutes remaining, sliding in to score from a low cross from Juliano Belletti
Vincenzo Iaquinta opened the scoring for Juventus on 19 minutes, but Michael Essien, in his first match for six months brought Chelsea level in first half injury time.
Del Piero gave the home side some hope when he scored with a penalty on 73 minutes to make the score 2-1, but Claudio Ranieri's team played the last 20 minutes with 10 men after Giorgio Chiellini received his second yellow card of the night on 70 minutes.