Chelsea vs AS Roma, Champions League: Chelsea hold AS Roma in 3-3 goalfest, Manchester United edge Benfica 1-0

Chelsea vs AS Roma, UEFA Champions League: Chelsea led AS Roma 2-0 before losing way and only managing a single point in 3-3 thriller.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 19, 2017 2:20 am
chelsea vs roma, chelsea vs roma score, chelsea vs roma highlights, benfica vs manchester united score, football news, champions league scores, sports news, indian express Chelsea vs AS Roma, UEFA Champions league: Chelsea and AS Roma played out a goal fest at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea’s campaign at home in the English Premier League wasn’t off to a cracker. They were beaten by, then winless, Crystal Palace on the weekend and Manchester City prior to the international break. Champions League football offered them a chance to gather some momentum from their two wins in the group stage. However, AS Roma had different plans on the night. Even as Blues led 2-0 inside the first half, the Italians kept coming and attacking with full intent. They were duly rewarded with a goal by Kolarov and a brace by Dzeko to turn the game on its head. However, Eden Hazard saved them from falling to a third successive defeat – for the first time in 11 years… Elsewhere, Manchester United beat Benfica in Portugal with a Marcus Rashford goal.

Champions League Full Time Scores:

Anderlecht 0-4 PSG, Barcelona 3-1 Olympiakos, Bayern Munich 3-0 Celtic, Benfica 0-1 Manchester United, Chelsea 3-3 AS Roma, CSKA Moscow 0-2 Basel, Juventus 2-1 Sporting

Chelsea vs AS Roma, Score and Updates:

TEAMS:

Chelsea XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill (c), David Luiz, Zappacosta, Bakayoko, Fabregas, Alonso, Hazard, Morata

AS Roma XI: Alisson, Peres, Fazio, Jesus, Kolarov, Nainggolan, Gonalons, Strootman, Gerson, Dzeko, Perotti

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