Chelsea Vs Ajax’s 4-4 draw was a European classic that defied the logic

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There were 8 goals, 2 red cards and a crucial VAR intervention on a crazy Champions League night at Stamford Bridge…

Reece James celebrates after scoring Chelsea’s 4th goal

Some players collapsed to the turf in exhaustion at the final whistle. Others stood with their hands on their hips, dazed and confused by what they had experienced. In the stands, the fans were similarly stunned. This was a game that defied logic. A 4-4 draw that had it all.

After an hour at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea were 4-1 down despite Ajax having only had two shots on target. By the end, they were wondering how they had not won. It would have been fitting for this crazy game to have been settled by a second goal from Cesar Azpilicueta, the unlikeliest of scorers. But for VAR to rule his effort out felt even more appropriate….

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