There was disappointment for Scotland’s young star Billy Gilmour in UEFA Youth League action as Chelsea dropped out of the competition.

The Blues U19s traveled to Spain to face Valencia in a game they needed to win to secure progression.

A tough day for the Scots youth star . (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Goals from Joseda and Jordi Escobar sandwiched between a Henry Lawrence equaliser sealed the victory for Valencia. It leaves the Chelsea youngster’s on five points from five games and unable to ctach either Ajax or Valencia in their youth group.

What could’ve been for Chelsea and Gilmour in Youth League

This is the first time in Chelsea history that they have exited the compeititon at this stage. Gilmour had a big chance to potentially change the fate of this tie.


With the game at 0-0, Chelsea were awarded a penalty and Gilmour was the man to take it. Unfortunately for him, he missed his spot kick and the rest followed.

Gilmour sufferered Youth League heartbreak with Chelsea. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

It’s been a good season for the teenager. In the Premier League 2 he’s registered a goal and three assists in seven matches with the Blues topping that divison.

Most importantly though, the Scotland youth international has made his way into the first-team on occasion. He’s made a couple of Premier League appearances, plus a couple of starts in the Carabao Cup

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