Chelsea Return to Winning Ways in Champions League, Demolish Malmo FF at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea Return to Winning Ways in Champions League, Demolish Malmo FF at Stamford Bridge

  • Chelsea outshined their Champions League guests after scoring four goals against Malmo FF at Stamford Bridge
  • Jorginho's brace and one goal each from Kai Havertz and Andreas Christensen sealed the victory for the home team
  • They are now second on Group H table - one point behind Juventus who are atop of the table with seven points

Chelsea bounced back to winning ways in the Champions League after matchday two defeat to Juventus in Italy late last month.

The defending champions needed just nine minutes to opened the scoring through Andreas Christensen who tapped in from close range.

Thomas Tuchel's men benefited from a badly cleared corner kick from the visitors as Thiago Silva delivered a cross back into the danger zone and the Danish defender was at the right place to convert the chance.

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Chelsea Return to Winning Ways in Champions League, Demolish Malmo FF at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea celebrate their win over Malmo FF in their Champions League matchday three fixture. Photo by James Williamson - AMA
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The Premier League outfit doubled their lead in the 21st minute and this time, it was Jorginho who scored from the spot after Romelu Lukaku was brought down by the away team in their box.

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Meanwhile, the Belgian was unable to continue after the tackle against him and Kai Havertz took his place just 23 minutes into the encounter but no goal was recorded on either side for the rest of the opening half.

However, just three minutes into the resumption, the German, who took Lukaku's place on the pitch increased the Blues tally while Italy midfielder Jorginho made it four from the penalty spot in the 57th minute.

The visitors on the other side were unable to find the back of the net as Tuchel's men were disciplined to keep a clean sheet all through the encounter.

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How Chelsea regained leadership on Premier League table

Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea have returned to the summit of the Premier League standings following a 1-0 victory over Brentford on Saturday evening, Chelsea FC reports.

Ben Chilwell scored the only goal of the encounter in first half stoppage-time as he latched unto a loose ball inside the danger area.

Liverpool were temporarily on the standings of the English topflight following a 5-0 win over Watford earlier, but a win for the Blues at Brentford returned them top of the league.

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