London, United Kingdom.- The Chelsea He began his defense of the Champions League title with a 1-0 home win against Zenit Di St. Petersburg, This Tuesday is the first day of Group H of the European Ultimate Championship.
Belgian Romelu LukakuAnd The star’s signature for “The Blues” for the new season, he was responsible for smashing the wall of the Russians in the 69th minute.
The three points allow Chelsea Start with the right foot in a group that leads with a larger goal difference Juventus, who won 3-0 on his trip to Malmö (Sweden).
Chelsea have made a very strong start to the season. For this good European start, he adds his 10 points tally in the first four days of the Premier League, as he appears in the top three alongside Manchester United and the Liverpool.
In the first half of the match against him ZenitChelsea did not feel comfortable and did not find space in front of a well-positioned team. Among the few times, which brought more intention in the first half, was for the visiting team, with a shot from Ukrainian Yaroslav Rakitsky (37), which was saved by Senegalese goalkeeper Edward Mendy.
In the second part, German Antonio Rudiger (49 years old) was the first in the Chelsea He drives the ball from his field into the opponent’s area and sends a shot that goes out.
Chelsea managed to score in 69, with a pass from Spain’s Cesar Azpilicueta lukaku He finished with a header to score.
The goal freed the London team from pressure, and although it was not able to expand the account to achieve calm, it managed to control the situation and leave the three points inside. Stamford Bridge.