Giroud gives Chelsea blue print


Oliver Giroud was the hero on the night following an overhead kick to give Chelsea a 1 – 0 in the Champions League first leg round of sixteen tie.

The Spanish government has ruled out any entry into the country from the UK except a fourteen day isolation period is observed hence UEFA choosing Bucharest as the match venue.

Thomas Tuchel has conceded just two goals in eight games as Chelsea manager; in the club’s history, the only coach to concede fewer goals after eight games in charge is José Mourinho (one) and became the third Chelsea manager to win his first UEFA Champions League game in charge when the game took place in the knockout stage, after Roberto Di Matteo and Guus Hiddink.