Chelsea 1-0 Zenit player ratings: Blues edge out Russians thanks to Lukaku winner

Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea kicked off the defence of their Champions League crown with a 1-0 victory over Zenit. The Blues were frustrated in the first half by the Russians as they were limited to very little chances. As well as this, Chelsea had put in a poor display in the opening 45 and needed … More Chelsea 1-0 Zenit player ratings: Blues edge out Russians thanks to Lukaku winner

Chelsea Vs Rennes: Five things we learned as the Blues qualify for the knockouts.

In a game that saw the Blues qualify for the latter stages of the Champions league, we take a look back at who was vital in the 2-1 win and what we can take away from the game in France. It certainly wasn’t the best game Chelsea have ever played but the result means that Lampard’s side can rest key players in the Champions League over the hectic festive period. … More Chelsea Vs Rennes: Five things we learned as the Blues qualify for the knockouts.

Rennes 1-2 Chelsea – Late but Great from Olivier Giroud!

Chelsea secured qualification to the Champions League knockout stage after a late goal from Olivier Giroud as it ended Rennes 1-2 Chelsea. The Blues had led through Callum Hudson-Odoi’s cool first-half finish, but were pegged by late on by Serhou Guirassy’s textbook header after lax marking from a corner. However, Chelsea’s veteran Frenchman showed brilliant … More Rennes 1-2 Chelsea – Late but Great from Olivier Giroud!