Chelsea strolled to an emphatic 6-0 victory over minnows Qarabag at Stamford Bridge in their opening UEFA Champions League game. The Blues saw familiar faces and their new signings get on the score-sheet.
Pedro got the Blues off to a flyer early on with a sublime effort from just outside the box while new signing Davide Zappacosta scored an unbelievable effort from the right flank. Cezar Azpilicueta ventured forward and scored off an inch-perfect pass from Cesc Fabregas and another new signing Tiemoue Bakayoko slammed home a rebound.
Michy Batshuhayi started poorly but ended the game with a goal and almost a second which was adjudged to be an own goal. The game ended 6-0 in the end and the Blues were at their rampant
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Chelsea's bench had the likes of Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata watching from the sidelines:,
Pedro's early goal gave Chelsea the lead just 5 minutes into the game,
Michy Batshuhayi didn't have the best of starts for the Blues and was immediately slated on Twitter,
While Gary Cahill went strongly into a challenge early on which had some fans worried,
Davide Zappacosta's spectacular effort in the first half had fans in splits but surely he meant to cross that ball,
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois registered an assist for Zappacosta's long range goal,
Then Cezar Azpilicueta got his first Champions League goal for Chelsea,
A cheeky one from FourFourTwo,
Chelsea began to run away with the game after Bakayoko scored,
While some people needed a Geography lesson,
Michy Batshuhayi finally added another after a number of attempts,
The game ended 6-0 with an own goal from a Qarabag defender,