After recording a blistering start in their last match against Qarabag, Chelsea face a tougher test this night in Spain against Atletico Madrid.
Victor Moses is expected to turn up for the Blues who are presently dictating the pace in Group C having scored six goals in their first game.
Atletico Madrid played a goalless draw with Roma in their first game. They need a win badly to boost their chances of progressing; especially with Roma defeating Qarabag earlier in the day in their second game.
PREMIUM TIMES brings you live updates of the match from 7:45 p.m. while analysing results from other matches in the Champions League being played at the same time.
CHELSEA XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, David Luiz Cahill, Moses, Bakayoko, Kante, Alonso, Fabregas, Hazard, Morata
ATLETICO MADRID XI: Oblak; Juanfran, Godin, L Hernandez, Filipe Luis; Koke, Partey, Niguez, Carrasco; Correa, Griezmann
Ahead of the kick-off for the Atletico Chelsea game, Roma are top in Group C with four points as they beat Qarabag 2-1 in an early kick off.
Chelsea wil overtake Roma once they avoid defeat in Spain tonight.
Tonight is quite big for Victor Moses as he is making a return to Champions league football. having been forced out on loan to Liverpool, Stoke city and West Ham in the past seasons. Chelsea are just returning also.
19.50: Kick off!!!
19.51: Bright start as Atletico to win their first corner, which Morata does excellently to clear with his head.
19.53: Chance Hazard and Morata combine well but a weak shot from the Spaniard costs no hassle.
19.56: It’s been Chelsea all the way in the early exchanges. Moses and Hazard have been agile
19.58: Ten minutes gone and it is Atletico 0-0 Chelsea. The hosts have settled into the game now
20.01: Elsewhere, it is not looking Good for Nigerian star Aaron Samuel and his Cska Moscow teammates as they are one goal down at home against Manchester United. Romelu Lukaku with the goal
20.03: Hazard has been threatening for Chelsea and he hits the post with an absolute thunderbolt shot from 25 yards out.
20.06: PSG are also ahead against Bayern Munich. Daniel Alves got the goal For the Parisians
20.08: In Moscow, Anthony Martial doubles the lead for Manchester United from the penalty spot
20.13: Big chance for Chelsea… Luiz’s long pass picks out Morata, but the Spaniard’s header is tipped over the bar
20.22: Chelsea are yet to make their dominance count as it is still goalless at the moment
20.26: Chelsea are comitting so many silly free-kicks hopefully they won’t get punished via a set piece from Athletico Madrid
20.29: Goal.. Atletico open up a lead they don’t deserve but Chelsea can blame Luiz, who pulled down Hernandez at a corner. Griezmann sent the resulting spot kick straight down the centre.
20.35: Half Time Atletico Madrid 1-0 Chelsea. Blues dominated play but failed to score
HT Basel 2 – 0 Benfica
HT CSKA Moscow 0 – 3 Manchester United
HT Anderlecht 0 – 1 Celtic
HT Paris Saint Germain 2 – 0 Bayern Munich
FT Qarabag FK 1 – 2 Roma
HT Atletico Madrid 1 – 0 Chelsea
HT Juventus 0 – 0 Olympiacos
HT Sporting CP 0 – 0 Barcelona
20.48: It is quite unfortunate that Chelsea after all the good display are trailing… one moment of stupidity from Luiz has left the visitors with an uphill task.
Not a good night so far so Nigerian stars, Victor Moses has his team 1-0 down same for Henry Onyekuru whose Anderlecht team are also 1-0 down at home against Celtic.
It is a nightmare for Aaron Samuel’s CSKA Moscow who are being battered 3-0 by Manchester United
20.49: Second half underway!!!
20.51: Rough start to the second half and Atletico’s Thomas Partey gets a yellow card for a late challenge on Morata
20.53: CHANCE!!! Atletico Madrid again on the brink of another goal but the header by Saul from 12 yards misses target
20.55: Though Chelsea are having more of the possession Atletico are an increasing threat going forward, the next goal could come from either team
20.56: Another yellow card, this time for Griezmann who goes in the book for a crude foul from behind on Hazard.
20.59: GOOOAALLLL!! an own goal by Coates gives Barçelona the lead in their away game against Sporting CP
21.02: Henrik Mkhitaryan joins the goal-scoring spree in Moscow as Manchester United are now 4-0 up against CSKA Moscow
21.03: Goal !!!!! Alvaro Morata nets the equaliser for Chelsea
21.04: Hazard provided a sweeping cross and Morata with a glancing header deservedly draws Chelsea level
21.06: Another chance for Chelsea, Hazard provides Fabregas with a pass but he has fluffed the opportunity
21.12: Bayern Munich are losing heavily in Paris as PSG are now 3-0 up.. Neymar the latest goal scorer
21.12: Fernando Torres time has been brought in, the former Chelsea forward replaces Carrasco
21.14: Another change for Atletico as Gaitan comes on for Correa
21.17: Finally.. Juventus take the lead against Olympiacos … Gonzalo Higuain is the goal scorer
21.20: Torres tries a shot for Atletico but no venom to threaten Courtois from that distance
21.21: The Atletico coach makes his final substitution as Gimenez replace Thomas Partey.
21.25: Conte makes double change for Chelsea, with Morata and Hazard being withdrawn for Batshuayi and Pedro.
21.27: In Turin, Mario Mandzukic makes it 2-0 for Juventus against Olympiacos
21.30: Final substituion for Chelsea as Christensen replaces Fabregas
21.33: There will be three minutes of added-on time.
21.37: GOAL! Atletico Madrid 1-2 Chelsea (Batshuayi)
21.38: With the last kick of the game, Batshuayi gives Chelsea a crucial win away from home
21.39: Full-Time: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Chelsea
Champions League results
Basel 5 – 0 Benfica
CSKA Moscow 1 – 4 Manchester United
Anderlecht 0 – 3 Celtic
Paris Saint Germain 3 – 0 Bayern Munich
Qarabag FK 1 – 2 Roma
Atletico Madrid 1 – 2 Chelsea
Juventus 2 – 0 Olympiacos
Sporting CP 0 – 1 Barcelona
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