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Chelsea's heavy defeat to Bayern lays bare LFC's European superiority over London clubs

Posted On: 9 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: The Empire of The Kop

Chelsea were eliminated from the Champions League last night at the hands of Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in emphatic fashion.
It was the latest in a run of embarrassing aggregate results by London-based clubs against the Bavarians, with Arsenal and Spurs recently getting battered too.
Frank Lampard's Blues were beaten 7-1 on aggregate by Bayern, but that's actually quite tame for the other clubs from the capital.
Arsenal were humbled 10-2 by Bayern in what was an disasterclass over two legs in 2017. Spurs don't get away - they registered 7-2 and 3-1 defeats in the group stage last year.
Tottenham did meet Liverpool in the final 14 months ago, so it didn't really matter for them - but the Reds eliminated Bavarians on their route to Madrid.
Liverpool held the German champions to a 0-0 draw at Anfield, before taking a convincing 3-1 victory away from the Allianz with Virgil van Dijk stealing the show.
To put it simply:
Bayern v. Premier League clubs in the UCL knockout stages in recent years (on...

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