Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel named Christian Pulisic on the bench against Real Madrid, but does the American deserve to start more regularly?
Christian Pulisic gave Chelsea a deserved lead against Real Madrid but Karim Benzema levelled with the hosts' only shot on target.
Chelsea have the advantage of an away goal over Real Madrid, though Thomas Tuchel was still a little frustrated not to win in Valdebebas.
Chelsea sealed a 1-1 draw at Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi, seemingly making them favourites to progress.
Christian Pulisic's youthful verve, Karim Benzema's masterful volley and mounting high-stakes gave Madrid v Chelsea a bit of everything.
Christian Pulisic mengatakan Chelsea akan 'terus maju' tanpa bekas bintang, Eden Hazard, dan menegaskan dia 'tidak berusaha menjadi seperti' pemain sayap Real Madrid itu menjelang pertembungan separuh akhir Liga Juara-Juara (UCL).
Eden Hazard has struggled since joining Real Madrid, but he is fondly remembered at Chelsea, where Christian Pulisic is proving his worth.
Chelsea moved back into the top four as Kai Havertz ended his goal drought and helped the Blues to a routine 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Thomas Tuchel suffered a shock first defeat as Chelsea head coach as clinical West Brom claimed an unlikely win at Stamford Bridge.
Amerika Syarikat merakamkan kemenangan kelima berturut-turut dalam semua pertandingan hasil jaringan Giovanni Reyna dan Christian Pulisic untuk menang 2-1 dalam aksi persahabatan dengan Ireland Utara.