Chelsea became the first club in history to see their men’s and women’s teams reach the Champions League final in the same season.
Thomas Tuchel’s men produced a dominant performance to defeat Real Madrid in a 2-0 (3-1 agg) win over Real Madrid on Wednesday.
It came after the Chelsea women’s semifinal success earlier this week, with Emma Hayes’ side overcoming a 2-1 first-leg deficit to knock out Bayern Munich at Kingsmeadow on Sunday.
Hayes’ side will now face Barcelona in a mouth-watering final on May 16 in Gothenburg, Sweden – and you can follow all the action live on talkSPORT.
The Blues are only the second English women’s team to reach the final, after Arsenal did so in 2006/07, a year after their men’s team reached the final for the first time.
Tuchel’s men, meanwhile, booked a place in the final against Manchester City on May 29.
The German had a monumental impact at Stamford Bridge, lifting the Blues from ninth to fourth in the Premier League since his appointment in January and also directing them to the FA Cup final, where they face Leicester on the 15th. may.
And Jason Cundy couldn’t hide his admiration for the effect Tuchel has had since arriving in West London.
“Tuchel is clearly an excellent manager,” he began. “He changed the form of the team and brought back Rudiger, who was in disgrace.
“He brought Alonso back, although Chilwell has that position now and has gone up to a three in the back with Christensen.
“He gets an air of this team and Frank [Lampard], who mostly played a four, clearly didn’t want Rudiger.
“It’s more about Tuchel as a manager. He identified what the team has to offer him and identified the best players to make the team.
“We are in the final of the FA Cup, the Champions League and we are in the top four. We had no luck when he took over.