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Chelsea 1-2 Paris Saint-Germain (agg 2-4): Zlatan strikes to end Blues dream

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic was in imperious form to end Chelsea’s Champions League campaign, as the striker helped Paris Saint-Germain seal a 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge which made it 4-2 on aggregate to the Ligue 1 side.

The Sweden superstar created the opening goal for Adrien Rabiot and, after half-time, he scored for a fourth consecutive Champions League match to secure a repeat of the first-leg scoreline in Paris.

As in the French capital, Chelsea gave the runaway Ligue 1 leaders plenty to think about and Diego Costa’s all-action performance was deserving of his 27th-minute equaliser.

But the Spain international limped off with an apparent calf injury and, sensing a loss of impetus from Chelsea, Laurent Blanc’s men struck.

Ibrahimovic was sent off before his team-mates secured a memorable extra-time triumph over Chelsea in the same round last season.

But he made no mistake on the end of Angel Di Maria’s 67th-minute cross, granting him the centre-stage he so often craves and occupies as PSG progressed.

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