• Watch: Thomas Tuchel explains why he didn't start Giroud in Southampton draw

    1 day ago - By Yardbarker

    Chelsea got a good result against Atletico Madrid tonight to follow a disappointing one against Southampton. Speaking after tonight's win, Thomas Tuchel admitted that goalscorer Olivier Giroud could have played in both games, but ended up being rested for the Saints game.
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  • Win over Atletico confirms Chelsea were right to replace Lampard with Tuchel

    1 day ago - By Sporting News

    Olivier Giroud's spectacular strike in Bucharest will dominate the headlines but the Blues' fully deserved victory was all down to their German coach
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  • Watch: Pundits savour Olivier Giroud's acrobatic finish

    1 day ago - By Yardbarker

    Chelsea's 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid was tight from start to finish, and it always looked like it would be one moment of quality that won the game either way.
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  • Tuchel, Giroud 8/10 as Chelsea grab shock win at Atletico

    1 day ago - By ESPN FC

    Manager Thomas Tuchel grabbed a signature Chelsea win on Tuesday night, with Olivier Giroud's overhead kick the difference in a 1-0 first-leg away win over Atletico Madrid.
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  • Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea edge over Atletico

    1 day ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Olivier Giroud's magnificent bicycle kick broke Atletico Madrid's resistance and earned Chelsea a crucial away goal on Tuesday, a 1-0 victory giving Thomas Tuchel's side a slender advantage in the Champions League last 16.
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  • Chelsea tops Atletico in Champions League with Giroud's bicycle kick goal

    1 day ago - By Sportsnet

    BUCHAREST, Romania - Olivier Giroud's bicycle-kick goal awarded after video review gave Chelsea a 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday.
    It took nearly three minutes for Giroud and his teammates to be able to celebrate the important 68th-minute away goal that was initially disallowed for offside.
    Giroud was clearly in front of the defenders when he pulled off his acrobatic shot, but VAR determined that the ball came from Atletico defender Mario Hermoso, thus annulling the offside.
    Atletico was the home team but the match was...
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  • Chelsea beat Atleti with spectacular Giroud strike

    1 day ago - By ESPN FC

    After a lengthy VAR check, Olivier Giroud's 68th-minute overhead kick was ruled a goal and Chelsea claimed an impressive victory over an Atletico side that failed to get a shot on target.
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  • Olivier Giroud goal: Chelsea attacker scores amazing bicycle kick in Champions League vs. Atletico Madrid

    1 day ago - By CBSSports

    The goal was initially called offside but was then overturned
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  • Watch: Olivier Giroud bicycle kick gives Chelsea huge away goal against Atletico

    1 day ago - By Yardbarker

    Chelsea have the lead in Madri-sorry, Bucharest! Olivier Giroud hasn't had many chances tonight, but he made his best opportunity count just now. The striker got up brilliantly to strike an overhead kick past Jan Oblak after Mario Hermoso's defensive clearance flew into the air.
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  • Watch: Olivier Giroud puts Chelsea in front against Atletico Madrid with stunning bicycle kick

    1 day ago - By Yardbarker

    Atletico Madrid faced Chelsea this evening in Bucharest in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. The match was unable to be played in Spain due to covid-19 regulations, meaning Los Rojiblancos effectively ceded home advantage.
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  • Video: Olivier Giroud scores a sensational overhead kick to put Chelsea ahead after lengthy VAR review

    1 day ago - By CaughtOffside

    We talk a lot about VAR and the problems that it can cause, but this is one of those incidents where it's come good to come up with the right decision.
    Initially it looked like Olivier Giroud was offside as he scored a glorious overhead kick, but it went to VAR so they could double check what happened.
    He was clearly in an offside position, but it appears the ball actually came off the Atleti defender and the goal stands!
    Pictures from RMC Sport
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