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Chelsea vs Malmo LIVE: Champions League result, final score and reaction tonight

Follow all the fallout from the Group H fixture at Stamford Bridge

Jamie Braidwood
Wednesday 20 October 2021 22:28
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Tuchel on Chelsea form and Malmo

Chelsea achieved a dominant group-stage win against Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday evening, sweeping aside the Swedish team 4-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Impressive in attack right from kick-off, Thomas Tuchel’s side opened the scoring through Andreas Christensen after just 10 minutes, when the centre-back shinned home a volley for his first goal in Chelsea colours. The Blues then doubled their advantage from the spot midway through the first half, as Jorginho opted against his usual skip to smash a penalty past Malmo goalkeeper Johan Dahlin following a foul on Romelu Lukaku.

That challenge marked the end of Lukaku’s evening, with the striker soon limping down the tunnel. There was also an early exit for Timo Werner, who seemed to succumb to a hamstring issue on the cusp of half-time. Thankfully for Chelsea, they continued to thrive on the pitch, beginning the second half with a third goal courtesy of Kai Havertz, who produced a delightful, clipped finish. Before too long, Jorginho rounded out the scoring by netting another penalty after Antonio Rudiger was fouled while taking a shot.

Follow all the fallout from Chelsea’s group-stage victory over Malmo, below.

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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

76 mins: Good again from Chelsea. James feeds Jorginho with a clever pass in between two Malmo players and the Italian looks for Hudson-Odoi at the back post. The winger slides in but can’t get a clear connection, and the Malmo goalkeeper is fouled as he attempts to gather the ball under pressure from Havertz.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:36
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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

74 mins: Lovely play from Chelsea, with James passing the ball into Mount and the midfielder returning the one-two with a back heel into his path. James’ run is brought to an end as the ball goes out for a corner, which Malmo clear.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:34
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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

72 mins: The match is being broken up by fouls at the moment, with Chelsea losing a bit of their rhythm since the substitutions. Quite understandably so, of course, given Chelsea’s commanding position. Edouard Mendy is still yet to make a save.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:32
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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

67 mins: Alonso’s first act is to be nutmegged, before Jorginho concedes the foul out on the wing. The cross is able to travel into the box before it bounces off a Malmo player and dribbles harmlessly wide.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:28
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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

65mins: Here are the changes for Chelsea. Saul, James and Alonso come on while Kante, Azpilicueta and Chilwell are replaced, with Tuchel looking to rest those players ahead of Saturday’s match against Norwich.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:25
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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

63 mins: Chelsea finally have some defending to do. The Swedish champions win a couple of corners but Chelsea are able to clear the box before a wild Malmo shot from outside of the box sails over the bar.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:23
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61 mins: Save! Nice, confident play from Hudson-Odoi. He drives inside from the left before trying to whip the ball across goal, but it’s saved by Diawara.

Reece James, Marcos Alonso and Saul Niguez are all warming up now and could be about to come on.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:21
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Chelsea 4-0 Malmo

59 mins: If the game wasn’t put to bed by Chelsea by half time, they’ve absolutely finished it off now. Malmo still have half an hour to endure, as Chelsea are showing no signs of slowing down.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:19
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GOAL! Chelsea 4-0 Malmo (JORGINHO 56’)

A different goalkeeper for Jorginho to face, but the same result! The Italian adds a skip this time before burying the penalty straight down the middle, an identical finish to his first.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:15
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PENALTY TO CHELSEA! Chelsea 3-0 Malmo

Antonio Rudiger, stop it! The defender chases Pena into midfield and wins the ball back for his team before playing a one-two with Havertz and continuing his run into the box, where he is brought down. The Chelsea fans loved that.

Jamie Braidwood20 October 2021 21:14

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