In the group after the fifth round decided one participant in the playoffs of the Champions League.
Chelsea have ruined a festival of football in Azerbaijan, having shipped to gate of local “Karabakh” four unanswered goals. In this match everything was clear already in the 19th minute when Willian earned a penalty and a red card for the captain Sadygov.
The ex-midfielder “Shakhtar” tonight was the best on the field – Willian scored a brace and brought his club a place in the 1/8 finals.
Karabakh – Chelsea 0:4
Goals: hazard, 21 (penalty), Willian, 36, 85, Fabregas, 71 (penalty)
Karabakh: Sehic – Medvedev, Sadygov, Rzezniczak, Agoli – Garayev, Richard Almeida – Gere (Yunuszada, 82), Michel, Madatov (Diniyev, 46) – Ndlovu (Quintana, 86)
Chelsea: Courtois – Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rüdiger – Zappacosta, Fabregas, Kant (Drinkwater, 75), Alonso (Cahill, 58) – Willian – Hazard (Morata, 65), Pedro
Warning: Rzezniczak, Medvedev — Alonso
Removal: Sadigov, 19
Atlético after two misfires with “Karabakh” to preserve the chances for the playoffs had in Madrid to beat Roma. The Diego Simeone’s side have coped with this task – a goal-handsome Antoine Griezmann and his assist for Kevin Gameiro has kept the “Plans” in the game.
However, the chances of Atletico to qualify from the group still close to zero – the Spaniards have not only beat Chelsea, but is hoping for the failure of “Roma” in the home match against “Karabakh”.
Atletico Roma 2:0
Goal: Griezmann, 69, Gameiro, 85
Atlético: Cloud – Thomas Teye, Gimenez, Lucas Hernandez, Filipe Luis – Soul, Augusto Fernandez (Correa, 58), Gabi (Gabi, 63), Carrasco (Gameiro, 67) Torres, Griezmann
Roma: Alisson Bruno Peres, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov – Pellegrini (Strootman, 62), Gonalons (El Shaarawy, 78), Nainggolan – Gerson (Deprel, 70), Jacko, Perotti
Warning: Louis Manolas, Perez
Removal: Perez, 82
Standings: Chelsea 10, Roma – 8, atlético – 7, Karabakh – 2.
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