Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 4/25/13
David Luiz scored with the last kick of the game to earn Chelsea a deserved 2-1 victory away to Basel in the first leg of the Europa League semifinal. A controversial late penalty from Fabian Schar appeared set to give Basel a draw, but Luiz's dramatic stoppage-time contribution put Chelsea in control after Victor Moses had opened the scoring in the first half. Chelsea took the lead on 12 minutes following a fine move when Cesar Azpilicueta's cross from the right was flicked towards goal by Frank Lampard and pushed behind by Yann Sommer. From the resulting corner, Lampard's delivery was missed by Branislav Ivanovic, but struck the head of Moses and bounced inside the far post. Petr Cech tipped Schar's thunderbolt over the bar on 17 minutes before Fernando Torres shot straight at Sommer just past the half-hour mark. The Blues could have scored twice more before half-time when Ramires was found in space in the box 10 minutes before the break, but the Brazilian's flicked volley was ...
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