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Juventus - Chelsea
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FULL TIME! Juve have held on to take all three points. Chelsea bossed possession, but over the course of 90 minutes they simply couldn't make it count. The home crowd are loving this as their players celebrate a massive win
CHANCE! The corner is clipped in but Havertz can't keep the header down and it goes over the bar
Cheers from the crowd as Chiellini blocks another Chelsea cross
Havertz attempts to play Lukaku in, but it was over hit and Szczesny rushes out to scoop it up
Juve are now on the front foot as they attempt to play out these final few minutes
The crowd are doing their part to put Chelsea off are whistle and jeer their every touch of the ball
Five minutes of added time to played. Can Juve hold on?
Time is running out for Chelsea to find an equaliser as the drive forward
- Yellow cardJuan CuadradoJuventus
Booking for Cuadrado for time wasting over the corner
Juve are inching closer towards the finish line to go top of the group
Chilwell clips it in towards the back post and there are claims for hand ball. But after a VAR check the decision isn't given
Chelsea have a free kick in a decent position!!
- OffRodrigo BentancurJuventus
- OnGiorgio ChielliniJuventus
Change for Juve as the experienced Chiellini comes on
CHANCE! Was the best chance of the game? Lukaku spins his man, but is leaning back as he shoots and the ball flies over the bar
Juve now on the front foot as Keane just miscues his shot from inside the box. The striker was always off balance as the swiped at the ball
- OffAdrien RabiotJuventus
- OnWeston McKennieJuventus
And other change for Juve as McKennie comes on
- OffFederico ChiesaJuventus
- OnMoise KeanJuventus
Changes for Juve Chiesa comes off to standing ovation from the crowd
- OffAndreas ChristensenChelsea
- OnRoss BarkleyChelsea
Another change for Chelsea as Barkley comes on for Christensen
Chelsea are too slow in the play as Juventus set themselves ready to deal with another attack
This Juventus side are putting in a stellar team performance, their work rate has been unbelievable as they close the door on every Chelsea attack
- OffFederico BernardeschiJuventus
- OnDejan KulusevskiJuventus
Change for Juventus as Kulusevski comes on
- Yellow cardAntonio RüdigerChelsea
Booking for Rüdiger
CHANCE! How did Bernarderschi miss that. The forward has some how put the ball wide. It could well be 2-0 now
- OnTrevoh ChalobahChelsea
And the final Chelsea change in quick succession sees Chalobah enter the pitch
- OffCésar AzpilicuetaChelsea
- OnRuben Loftus-CheekChelsea
A second change for Chelsea as Loftus-Cheek comes on
- OffHakim ZiyechChelsea
- OnCallum Hudson-OdoiChelsea
Change for Chelsea Hudson-Odoi comes on
- Yellow cardHakim ZiyechChelsea
Booking for Ziyech for his late challenge on Chiesa
Changes are being readied on the Chelsea bench Hudson-Odoi and Chalobah look ready to come on
Chilwell clips the ball into the box, Juve get the ball away again
Corner for Chelsea as Ziyech cross is blocked. Can the Londoners make the most of it?
Chelsea win a corner and it's sent in by Chilwell, but Szczesny is first to it and he punches the ball away
Chelsea attempting to find their feet having been shell shocked early on. This home crowd have found their voice and they are willing their side on with every touch of the ball
Juventus are on top now. They have been lifted by that goal and they're taking the game to Chelsea as they search for a second
- GoalFederico ChiesaJuventus
GOAL! Blink and you'll miss it!! Chiesa scores for the host 11 seconds after the restart. The ball is slipped into the path of the forward by Bernarderschi and he smashes it past Mendy with a hammer of a left foot! The champions have been caught napping
Juventus get the second half started
- OffMarcos AlonsoChelsea
- OnBen ChilwellChelsea
Change for Chelsea as Chilwell comes on for Alonso
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Half time in Turin and it's 0-0. Chelsea have had the majority of possession but Juventus have be resolute in the style of play. It's a real tactical master class, it's going to come down to who blinks first
Lukaku does well there to win a corner for Chelsea.The big number nine hasn't has much of the ball this evening
The free kick is sent into a dangerous area, but Mendy does well to come out and claim it
Bernarderschi takes it, but it hits the wall. But they have another free kick as Rüdiger brings down Chiesa on the left flank
FREE KICK! Juventus hit Chelsea on the counter again through Chiesa who's causing them all sorts of problems. Eventually Cuadrado is brought down on the edge of the box
Juventus defending deep with ten men behind the ball as they soak up pressure from the European champions and then look hit them on the break with the pace of Chiesa
Jorginho has gone down in a heap as he take a lose arm in the face from Rabiot, much to the frustration of the Frenchman
The visitors are playing into the hands of Juve, they'll need to be more unpredictable if they're going to get in behind the hosts
Chelsea once again in possession as they look to break the deadlock with patient build up play
CHANCE! Juve moving quickly up the pitch and the ball is sent wide to Rabiot who jinks inside and whips his shot towards the top corner. But there's a bit too much on it and it floats over the bar
Good play from Juve as they cut through Chelsea with neat passages of play. The ball comes to Chiesa inside the box as he twists and turns, but can't get enough on his shot. That attack has got the home fans cheering
Chelsea enjoying the possession but they can't get in behind this well organised Juve team
Lukaku does well to roll his defender, but he can't get anything on his shot which is easily collected by Szczesny
CHANCE! Sloppy play from Chelsea as ball comes to Chiesa who breaks forward and attempts to slot the ball into the far corner of the net. It just misses the posts! A left off their for Chelsea
- Yellow cardMarcos AlonsoChelsea
A silly booking for Alonso who reacts badly to Cuadrado as they came together for the ball. The Chelsea man pushed the Columbian in the head and the referee spotted it. How costly could that be?
Poor play from Juve as they launch a counter attack, but a poor ball means the chance comes to an end as quickly as it started
Chelsea in full total control now as they turn the screw on the hosts dragging them from right to left
Ziyech gives away another free kick deep inside the Juventus half. The winger seems fired up for the game, but needs to be careful he doesn't over step the mark
Alonso whips in the free kick, but it floats past the collection of blue shirts in the box
de Ligt gives away a handball on the right side of the pitch in a decent position for Chelsea
Bernarderschi goes down on the edge of the box after a quick break from the hosts, but the referee waves play on, it was perfect tackle from Azpilicueta
CHANCE! A clever corner routine which is played in low and finds Lukaku who arrives into the box late. The strikers shot is straight at Szczesny who spills it, but gathers it quickly
Chelsea have the first corner of the game as Ziyech cross is blocked
Chelsea are now beginning to find their rhythm as they control possession, Juventus are looking like they are chasing shadows
Both sides sussing each other out early on with controlled passages of play
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Chelsea get this Group H match underway
Kick-off is less than five minutes away as both sides get ready to make their way out onto the pitch
Chelsea travel to Turin after losing each of their last four Champions League away games against Italian opposition, with all four defeats against a different opponent. Losses to Inter Milan in 2009-10 and Napoli in 2011-12 were followed by defeats against Juve in 2012-13 and Roma in 2017-18
Can Szczesny keep up his record? He has kept a clean sheet in both of his home matches against Chelsea in all competitions, both with Arsenal in 2012 and 2013; though, in his other four games against the Blues he conceded 13 goals
150 is the magic number! Jorginho makes his 150th appearance for Chelsea in all competitions, while Rudiger starts for the Blues for the 150th occasion in all competitions
The fans inside the Allianz Stadium should be expecting a tough test. Chelsea have lost only three of their last 32 Champions League group stage games
In the build up to tonight's clash Allegri set his stall out for the competition ahead "I have the ambition to win the Champions League. It is a desire, a passion and an emotion that leads to doing extraordinary things. I don't know if we'll get there, but the goal is there and we have to go and get it. This makes the difference."
TEAM NEWS FOR JUVENTUS!!!
Blues boss Tuchel knows a thing or two about winning. He has a 68 % win ratio in the group stage (P25 W17 D5 L3), the third-highest of managers to manage 20+ games in the group stage behind Josef Heynckes (73 %) and Pep Guardiola (71 %).
The return of Allegri has seen the club suffer their worst start to season in 60 years. They have failed to win each of their opening four Serie A matches. But they seem to have turned a corner with successive league victories against Spezia and Sampdoria
TEAM NEWS IS IN FOR CHELSEA!!!
The champions of Europe began the defence of their crown with a 1-0 victory over Zenit St. Petersburg a fortnight ago, while Juve started their campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory away against Swedish outfit Malmo
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