Chelsea's Champions League fixture with league rivals Liverpool has become somewhat of an annual event over recent years, with five European meetings in as many years, producing some of the most explosive football Stamford Bridge has seen. The 2009 quarter-final draw saw fate bring the two teams together yet again and as anticipation grew ahead of this familiar fixture Chelsea rose to the challenge and did not disappoint. Reliving the drama of the two-leg clash this double disc set features both matches in full allowing you to relive the dramatic events in real time as Chelsea fight for an epic 7-5 aggregate victory.
Liverpool 1 - 3 Chelsea (Anfield, 8 April 2009) Taking command of the first leg, Guus Hiddink engineered a display that stunned Anfield as Chelsea exhibited an exhilarating attacking performance. With the Blues 1-0 down inside of 10 minutes, Chelsea responded in style to run out emphatic winners as Ivanovic headed home twice in each half and Drogba converted Malouda's cross to seal the victory and take the advantage into the second leg.
Chelsea 4 - 4 Liverpool (Stamford Bridge, 14 April 2009) With Liverpool's reputation for Champions League comebacks, the Blues were well prepared for a challenge ahead of the second leg encounter at Stamford Bridge. Liverpool lived up to their reputation as they netted twice early in the match to level the aggregate score, only for Drogba, Alex, and Lampard to respond giving Chelsea a seemingly unassailable lead. However, two goals from Liverpool gave the visitors the advantage and produced a remarkable climax to an unforgettable European night as Lampard's 89th minute strike secured him a place in Chelsea folklore, and earned Chelsea a place in the semi-final.