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Scolari unfazed despite defeat

Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari insists one more win will be enough for his side to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League despite their 3-1 defeat by Roma.

The struggling Italians stunned Chelsea with three goals inside 58 minutes from Christian Panucci and a brace from Mirko Vucinic.

Captain John Terry pulled one back for Chelsea in the 75th minute but to compound their misery the Blues had midfielder Deco sent off for a second bookable offence five minutes later.

He will now miss their trip to Bordeaux and while the defeat left Group A wide open, Scolari believes Chelsea will qualify with one more victory.

"The group is open for all the teams now," admitted Scolari. "We have seven points but if we win one more game we are there."