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Chelsea’s David Luiz Scores A Scorcher Against Basel in Europa League Semi-Final [GIF]

david luiz Chelseas David Luiz Scores A Scorcher Against Basel in Europa League Semi Final [GIF]

Chelsea have reached their twelfth major final during Roman Abramovich’s reign after Brazilian David Luiz scored a scorcher of a goal to put the game out of FC Basel’s reach in the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg.

With a goal that looked like it was going to be teed up for Frank Lampard, David Luiz decided to have a crack at goal instead, which he took beautifully and curled the ball into the corner of the net.

Here’s David Luiz’s goal in all its beauty:

david luiz goal basel Chelseas David Luiz Scores A Scorcher Against Basel in Europa League Semi Final [GIF]

Chelsea defeated FC Basel 3-1 on the night, and 5-2 on aggregate and will face Benfica in the Europa League Final on May 15.


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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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