Chelsea Down Ajax At Champions League Group Stage, Batshuayi Shines

Chelsea Down Ajax At Champions League Group Stage, Batshuayi Shines - Surge Zirc SA
Michy Batshuayi’s late goal came 15 minutes after he was sent on to the pitch from the bench / Photo file: BBCSport

Michy Batshuayi was sent in from the bench to net a late minutes goal at Ajax as Chelsea paralyzed last season’s Champions League semi-finalists.

The Dutch giants had won both their Group H matches preceding the visit of Frank Lampard’s side however battled to breakdown their opponent and were fixed when Batshuayi slammed home in the last couple of minutes to go.

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Ajax had a goal that was canseled by the Video Assistant Referee ‘VAR’ in the first half when Quincy Promes’ strike was discounted by the littlest of edges, while Edson Alvarez headed against the post after the break.

In any case, Chelsea completely merited their success for an enormously noteworthy away execution as they recorded a second progressive success that moves them top of the group, level with Ajax on six.

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The win sets things up for a nice top-of-the-table meeting between the different sides at Stamford Bridge on 5 November this year.

Source: BBC Sport

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