Chelsea held to a stalemate by Sevilla
Chelsea started their champion league group stage match against Europa League winners Sevilla
and were held to a stalemate at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea are still waiting for a £220 million ($284 million) spending spree to pay off as Frank Lampard’s men
The Blues have now won just two of their opening six games of the season and the only consolation of a
cagey encounter for Lampard was a rare clean sheet.
With Champions League debutants Rennes and Krasnodar making up Group E,
Chelsea held to a stalemate by Sevilla, both sides were happy to settle
for a point against what they will perceive as their toughest opponents in the section
Sevilla was without highly-rated center-back Jules Kounde, who attracted interest from Manchester City
last month, due to a coronavirus infection.
However, the organized defensive structure that saw Julen Lopetegui’s men beat Manchester United and
Inter Milan to win Sevilla’s sixth Europa League title in August kept Chelsea’s expensive collection of attacking