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Penalty Goal
4 - 0
E. Larsson
Yellow Card
K. Havertz
C. Hudson-Odoi
3 - 0
Penalty Goal
2 - 0
A. Christensen
Thiago Silva
1 - 0

Match Stats

73% 27%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 0
Total Passes 658 245
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Chelsea CHE Chelsea 5 4 0 1 10 1 +9 12 W W W L W
2 Juventus JUV Juventus 5 4 0 1 9 6 +3 12 L W W W W
3 Zenit ZEN Zenit 5 1 1 3 7 7 0 4 D L L W L
4 Malmö FF MFF Malmö FF 5 0 1 4 1 13 -12 1 D L L L L


8th Finals
UEFA Europa League


Chelsea's defence of their European crown remains on track, then. Although those injuries to Lukaku and Werner will concern them in the short-term, their squad is enviably deep. They'll soldier on. Goodbye!
Chelsea stay second in Group H as Juventus have won 1-0 away to Zenit. Tuchel's men remain three points behind the Italians, but they're on course to qualify for the last 16 without too much difficulty. Malmo remain rock bottom of the group on zero points. It's hard to see the Swedes' European campaign continuing beyond December.
Chelsea have won handsomely against Malmo with plenty left to spare in the tank. The Blues put in a classy display to dispatch their Swedish visitors, looking sharp up front and solid at the back with goals from Christensen, Havertz and Jorginho twice from the spot.
90' + 3' After a lengthy check Diawara's deemed fit to carry on for the last minute or two. Meanwhile Chelsea have a corner. Saul gets on the end of a flick on from Alonso's ball in and heads off-target. And that's it!
90' + 1' Havertz glides onto Jorginho's throughball and bears down on goal. Diawara slides out wide to stop the shot and takes a whack in the process. Malmo's substitute keeper looks a little dazed.
90' There'll be two more minutes of this. Malmo will be glad to escape London without an even bigger thumping.
89' Christensen takes out Colak down Malmo's right. Chelsea are entirely unworried by the free-kick, heading it clear at the first time of asking.
87' Rudiger takes the free-kick short to Mount who returns the favour. The defender promptly balloons a shot into the stands.
86' Havertz shows some lovely feet to burst past Brorsson and tempt the defender into bringing him down. The German's caught the eye.
N. Moisander
J. Berget
84' Malmo make another substitution. Moisander comes on. Berget heads off.
83' Chelsea will welcome an easy victory like this after looking a little laboured of late. It'll help them loosen up with more promising fixtures on the horizon domestically.
81' Mount slides to keep a rogue pass in play and loses control on the slippery turf, crashing into a steward. The steward's made of stern stuff. He doesn't even flinch.
79' Chelsea shift the ball from side to side, winning a corner down their right. Mount makes a sneaky run to the back post but can't keep his header down. The midfielder smiles wryly as he's helped away from the advertising hoarding.
78' Chelsea are passing the ball around with a care in the world. Malmo can't get near them.
76' Chelsea go on their latest attack. Hudson-Odoi stretches to reach Saul's curling cross from the right but can't stab it into the net at the far post. Malmo are awarded a free-kick as Diawara's fouled by Havertz in the resulting mix-up.
74' James plays a succession of one-twos to jink into the box and force Nielsen to poke the ball out for a Chelsea corner. Silva heads over from Alonso's delivery.
72' Mendy is alert enough to come off his line and clear as Abubakari races onto a throughball. The Chelsea keeper's had precious little to do so far but he's not put a foot wrong.
70' Chelsea have had 68 per cent of the ball in this game. That feels like a conservative estimate, but it's not.
68' Malmo earn a free-kick down their right as Alonso stops Nalic. The ball in deflects to Abubakari but the forward can't control it on the greasy surface and it goes out for a Chelsea goal-kick.
Marcos Alonso
B. Chilwell
66' Alonso comes on last for Chilwell. Chelsea will be happy to wind the clock down for the remaining quarter of this game if they can't grab another goal or two.
R. James
66' Chelsea also replace both their wing-backs. Azpilicueta goes off to be replaced by James.
N. Kanté
65' Here come those Chelsea changes trailed earlier. Kante gets an early rest first. Saul comes on to marshal the midfield.
64' Corners come like buses for Malmo. The visitors haven't won one all game but now they've won two at once. Olsson, wearing a protective face mask, takes the second. Chelsea head it out and Larsson hits the ball into the top tier of the stand. 
62' Hudson-Odoi approaches the box from the left and stings the palms of Diawara with a curling shot. Diaware's save lands to Kante who skies the follow-up.
60' Chelsea have three more players warming up. You can't blame Tuchel for thinking of resting players for their next game with the win here pretty much sewn up.
E. Rakip
S. Peña
59' Malmo respond to conceding again by making more changes. Rakip takes Pena's place in midfield first.
A. Nalic
A. Christiansen
58' Malmo's captain Christiansen is next to go off. The Bosnian attacking midfielder Nalic replaces him.
Penalty Goal
57' GOAL! CHELSEA 4-0 MALMO! Jorginho steps up and grabs his second goal of the game, firing high into the centre of the goal. Diawara had no chance of reaching the shot.
E. Larsson
Yellow Card
55' Larsson picks up a yellow card for his blatant foul on Rudiger. There's a short delay before the penalty's taken.
55' PENALTY FOR CHELSEA! Chelsea are awarded their second penalty of the game as Mount's effort from range is blocked and Larsson takes out Rudiger in the box. The defender isn't even trying to play the ball. It's an obvious penalty.
A. Christiansen
Yellow Card
53' It's a yellow card for Christiansen and Mount will take this free-kick. Let's see if he can do better than his previous attempt in the first half.
52' Kante goes on the run through the middle and is bundled over by Christiansen on the edge of the box. The Malmo man will get a card of some sort.
50' Even before this game, the last side to suffer a longer run of consecutive defeats by three or more goals in the European Cup and Champions League than Malmo was Luxembourg side Avenir Beggen with eight such losses between 1969 and 1986. Malmo's run is heading for six and counting.
C. Hudson-Odoi
48' Chelsea countered with pace and purpose there and Hudson-Odoi was at the heart of it. It's surely job done for the Londoners.
K. Havertz
48' GOAL! CHELSEA 3-0 MALMO! Chelsea give Diawara a torrid welcome in the torrential rain! Malmo get caught upfield and the hosts counter through Hudson-Odoi. The winger slips in Havertz who dinks the ball over the keeper into the far bottom corner.
47' Chelsea get the second half going. They've made no more changes to speak of at half-time.
M. Abubakari
V. Birmančević
46' Next to come off is Birmancevic who's made little impact on the game. Abubakari replaces him up front.
I. Diawara
J. Dahlin
46' Malmo make two changes at the break. Diawara takes Dahlin's place as goalkeeper first.
Chelsea are heading for their seventh clean sheet in 10 Champions League games under Tuchel. If they manage it, they'll have conceded just three goals in those games, the joint-fewest through a manager's first 10 games in the competition alongside Fabio Capello at AC Milan and Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid. Tuchel has made the Blues rock-solid.
The players trudge off the pitch to escape the heavy rain in London. Chelsea will be pleased with how that first half went, despite losing Lukaku and Werner to injuries. The European champions have been in total control so far. Malmo can be glad to have kept the score respectable having created very little.
45' + 2' Hudson-Odoi pops a pass inside to Havertz who can't quite bring it under his spell.
45' There'll be at least three added minutes at the end of this half thanks to Chelsea's two injury hold-ups. Havertz has a pop at goal from range that ends up going.high and wide.
C. Hudson-Odoi
T. Werner
44' Hudson-Odoi comes on to replace Werner. He'll play on the left of Chelsea's front three.
42' Malmo survive the corner, but now Werner is having difficulties with what looks like a hamstring issue. He's assisted down the tunnel. It seems like Chelsea will have to replace both of their strikers before half-time.
40' Chelsea are showing no signs of letting up. Werner has a shot blocked from outside the box. Shortly after, Havertz slips through on goal and lashes the ball into the side netting off a Malmo defender, earning a corner. The substitute's looked lively since coming on.
38' Havertz looks for a slick one-two but gets bundled off the ball. Malmo are having to do a lot of work just to avoid conceding again.
36' Rudiger busts a gut down the left but can't reach Havertz's attempted pass. Chelsea are totally unflustered at the moment.
34' Chelsea earn a corner down their right. Havertz flicks the delivery on but there's no one at the far post to make the most of it.
32' Havertz darts between Malmo's centre-backs to latch onto a throughball. The German inspires a good save from Dahlin but the offside flag goes up against him.
31' Chilwell hovers outside the box to receive Kante's pass and scuffs a decent shot into the arms of Dahlin.
30' Chilwell lurks at the far post to get on the end of a cross and scissor-kicks high and wide. Chelsea's left wing-back is getting himself into lots of promising positions.
28' Werner earns a corner for Chelsea as he gets on the end of Mount's deflected cross. The hosts play it short and Malmo see it away.
26' Malmo get their first shot of the game. Colak fires over on the half-volley after Birmancevic's pass over the top splits Chelsea's defence. It's a half-chance, at least.
25' It's a shame to see Lukaku go off so early as he was looking sharp. Chelsea are doing fine without him though. Havertz, playing up front alongside Werner, has his pass wide to Chilwell cut out.
K. Havertz
R. Lukaku
23' Chelsea make that enforced substitution. Havertz replaces Lukaku who limps off the pitch.
22' Lukaku doesn't look comfortable at all. Chelsea won't risk keeping him on with a busy schedule ahead. They're preparing a substitution.
Penalty Goal
21' GOAL! CHELSEA 2-0 MALMO! Jorginho takes a confident run-up and smashes his penalty straight down the middle after sending Dahlin the wrong way. Chelsea are cruising already.
L. Nielsen
Yellow Card
19' Nielsen is booked for his clumsy tackle on Lukaku who's still down receiving treatment. The striker soon gets up but is moving gingerly.
17' PENALTY FOR CHELSEA! Malmo haven't been able to match Chelsea's speed yet. Lukaku and Werner combine to send the Belgian dribbling through the penalty area. Pena misses his tackle before Nielsen eventually slides in to take Lukaku out. The referee points to the spot.
15' Mount fires in a cross from the right and it somehow evades everybody in the box. Seconds later Jorginho goes down in the penalty area under Nielsen's challenge. The referee immediately signals no penalty.
14' Mount steps up and swings his free-kick over the crossbar. It's a decent effort by the Englishman.
13' Innocent steams in late on Kane to give Chelsea a free-kick outside Malmo'x box. Chilwell and Mount are eyeing this one up.
11' Malmo are in for a long game at this rate. Chelsea are knocking the ball around with ease. They look in no mood to take it easy on their unfancied opponents.
Thiago Silva
9' That was a goal created by a centre-back and finished by a centre-back. Silva's cross was great while Christensen's finish was so instinctive it could have been a striker's. Chelsea have gotten off to a great start!
A. Christensen
9' GOAL! CHELSEA 1-0 MALMO! Malmo don't clear the corner convincingly and Chelsea capitalise! The hosts keep the ball alive and Silva whips in a cross from the right. Christensen is still in the box to shin it it past the keeper!
7' Lukaku chests the ball down for his strike partner Werner who sets off on a run through the middle. The German lays off for Azpilicueta who fizzes a cross in. Malmo only half-clear and Lukaku blasts the rebound towards goal for Dahlin to tip over the bar. Chelsea get a corner.
5' Here come Chelsea again! Werner gets on the end of Lukaku's cross but somehow miskicks wide from inside the six-yard box. It's a glaring miss. Thankfully for Werner Lukaku was offside, which spares his blushes somewhat.
3' Chelsea get a decent chance almost immediately! Chilwell, who scored last weekend against Brentford, drifts into the box to power over from Jorginho's cross. 
2' Malmo get off to a promising start as the ex-Premier League player Olsson is caught offside.
1' The players all take the knee and Malmo get this game underway!
The teams are out on the pitch at a lively Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are wearing their royal blue home colours, while Malmo are wearing their Manchester City-esque sky blue shirts and white shorts.
Chelsea and Malmo last faced off in the last 32 of the Europa League in 2018-19, with the Londoners winning both games and 5-1 on aggregate. They've never lost to a Swedish team in European competition. To do so here would be a huge dent to the European champions' hopes of defending their title. They likely won't though.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel makes four changes to his team from their 1-0 win over Brentford last weekend. Rudiger and Silva are fit again, while Jorginho and Mount also start. There's just one change to Jon Dahl Tomasson's team from their 3-0 victory over Ostersunds as Pena starts ahead of Rakip.
SUBS: Peter Gwargis, Adi Nalic, Erdal Rakip, Markus Bjorkqvist, Malik Abubakari, Melker Ellborg, Niklas Moisander, Emil Lindman, Ismael Diarra Diawara, Noah Eile.
MALMO (3-5-2): Johan Dahlin; Eric Larsson, Lasse Nielsen, Franz Brorsson; Jo Inge Berget, Sergio Pena, Bonke Innocent, Anders Christiansen (c), Martin Olsson; Antonio-Mirko Colak, Veljko Birmancevic.
SUBS: Kai Havertz, Marcus Bettinelli, Marcos Alonso, Hakim Ziyech, Mateo Kovacic, Ross Barkley, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Saul Níguez, Trevoh Chalobah, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Reece James, Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
CHELSEA (3-5-2): Edouard Mendy; Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger; Cesar Azpilicueta (c), N'Golo Kante, Jorginho, Mason Mount, Ben Chilwell; Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner.
The Blues will be confident of getting back to winning ways here, having lost just two of their last 48 group stage matches. Meanwhile Malmo sit bottom of Group H having lost their last five games in the competition by an aggregate score of 0-24. If the Swedes leave London with a positive result, it would be a surprise.
After suffering defeat away to Juventus last time out in the Champions League, Chelsea will welcome a visit from Swedish champions Malmo in what is the first meeting between English and Swedish teams in the Champions League since 1999-00.
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