Chelsea’s win over Sporting Lisbon saw the Blues finish comfortably top of their Champions League group…
Goals from Cesc Fabregas, Andre Schurrle and John Obi Mikel handed Chelsea an easy win over Sporting Lisbon at Stamford Bridge, and ensured that the Blues would finish comfortably top of their Champions League group.
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Fabregas got the first from the penalty spot. Filipe Luis could not have been brought down much more blatantly in the box, and his teammate made no mistake from the spot – dispatching in a style reminiscent of regular penalty taker Eden Hazard:
Schurrle then staked his claim to be starting more often for Chelsea after doubling his side’s lead. The German picked the ball up on the outside of the box and fired it low past Rui Patricio to give the Portugal international no chance of saving it.
Jonathan Silva did pull a goal back just after half-time…
But Chelsea’s two-goal lead was restored just seven minutes later. John Obi Mikel scrambles it in at the far post from Gary Cahill’s header.
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