UPDATE 2-Soccer-Acrobatic Giroud gives Chelsea advantage over Atletico
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
BUCHAREST, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A spectacular Olivier Giroud overhead kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League last-16 first leg in Bucharest.
The French striker broke the deadlock in the 68th minute with an outrageous bicycle kick which was flagged offside but eventually given following a lengthy VAR review as the ball had come off Atletico's Mario Hermoso before Giroud hit it.
Joao Felix had attempted an overhead effort earlier in the sec ...