Thomas TuchelThe side welcome Juventus to Stamford Bridge, with competition holders eager to avenge their defeat in Turin earlier in the group stage.
Federico Chiesa scored ten seconds in the second half Give the Italian side a 1-0 win, and with both teams winning all their other matches, Chelsea are currently three points behind Juventus in Group H.
After comfortably beating Leicester over the weekend, the Blues went off to a confident match. They are three points clear at the top of the Premier League, and know a point against Juventus will officially secure their place in the last 16. Champions League,
Juventus have been unable to replicate their European form in Serie A, in which massimiliano allegriThe U.S. team is eighth in the table and 11 points away from the top-ranked Napoli.
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37 minutes: Well stop it. Hudson-Odoi hits a clip out to James, who is again in the acre, and has full-back chest ahead of him and takes the bouncing ball to the far corner, where Szczeciny is able to push it around the post. .
Meanwhile, Loftus-Cheek is on.
36 Minutes: Federico Chiesa has hardly made a kick so far. He has gone to the channel to chase down a loose ball, which is removed by Thiago Silva, and I think this is the first time I have involved him.
Trouble for Chelsea though – it looks like N’Golo Kante has a problem. Reuben Loftus-Cheek is about to come.
Dan Kilpatrick at Stamford Bridge
Silva’s superb goal-line clearance from Morata’s chip earned him as much enthusiasm as the goal. The final few minutes are a defining moment at any end but you can’t deny that Chelsea deserve their lead on the balance of the game.
lvaro Morata is on to give Juve an immediate equalizer and he lifts on Mendy but Thiago Silva brilliantly comes back to hook over the line. Sensational defense.
James Robson at Stamford Bridge
You can see why Juve would be unhappy with that goal. While lying down to Chaloba, Rudiger was seen touching the ball with his hands. But the Italians have no excuse to give Chelsea’s goal-scorer so much room to control his shot in the box and fire into the ceiling of the net.
aim! Chelsea 1-0 Juventus | Trevor Chaloba 25′
There is success!
And what a moment for young Trevor Chaloba. Juventus are furious as Ziyech’s corner hits Rudiger on the arm and drops Chaloba with a rifle before leaving the house.
Looks like it goes off a Juve defender right in front of the German, and that’s probably why VAR determines the goal.
From the resulting free-kick, James tries to catch Szczny at a nearby post as everyone waits for the cross and the pole scrambles to pull it away.
23 Minutes: Juan Cuadrado is the first person in the book as he entangles himself with Hudson-Odoi and ends up knocking him down. Meanwhile, Max Allegri is completely flailing on his bench. He is annoyed by what he has seen from his side so far.
Dan Kilpatrick at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea are checking patiently for a breakthrough against a compact Juve side but are missing a focal point at the moment. Tuchel won’t be worried, but should be convinced to put Lukaku’s substitute back on the bench.
19 minutes: The lack of width in the Juventus midfield means there is a big switch every now and then for James to play. On the left, meanwhile, it’s Hudson-Odoi who’s staying wide and Chilwell really enjoying the license to go in and pop up wherever he wants.