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Chelsea Beat Krasnodar; PSG Defeat Istanbul Basaksehir To Claim First UCL Wins

Chelsea picked up their first win in this season’s Champions League following a convincing 4-0 thrashing of Krasnodar in Group E on Wednesday night.

Prior to the game against Krasnodar, Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw by Sevilla in their group opener.

Chelsea should have taken the lead in the 14th minute but Jorginho missed from the penalty spot.

The Blues eventually broke the deadlock in the 37th minute through Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Another penalty was awarded to Chelsea in the 76th minute which was scored by Timo Werner to make it 2-0.

With 11 minutes left in the game Hakim Ziyech made it 3-0 before Christian Pulisic added the fourth on 90 minutes.

And in Turkey, Paris Saint-Germain also secured a first win this season after defeating Istanbul Basaksehir 2-0 in Group H.

A brace from Italian forward Moise Kean in the 64th and 79th minutes gave PSG the win.

Soccer Football – Champions League – Group H – Istanbul Basaksehir F.K. v Paris St Germain – Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey – October 28, 2020 Paris St Germain’s Moise Kean celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates Pool via REUTERS/Tolga Bozoglu

Brazilian star Neymar went off injured in the 26th minute and was replaced by Pablo Sarabia.

Nigerian midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu was not in action for Istanbul Basaksehir.

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