Half-time: Chelsea 2 Qarabag 0 - Freak goal puts Blues in command

Felipe Luis Atletico

Liverpool legend explains why Manchester United will make it further than other English clubs in UCL

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has expressed his satisfaction in his side's 6-0 thrashing of Azerbaijan club Qarabag FK on matchday one of the 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

The Premier League champions returned to Champions League action against Qarabag after failing to qualify last season and Italian Conte used several second-string players as he rotated his squad and allowed them to show their worth.

Football pundit Stan Collymore has claimed that Manchester United will go further than their Premier League rivals Tottenham, Chelsea and Liverpool in the Champions League this season. I saw the right commitment from my players.

"Davide Zappacosta played a really good game tonight but he must continue to work to improve", Conte said in his post-match analysis.

"They must understand I trust them".

Chelsea failed to qualify for the Champions League in the last campaign and as they prepare to return to Europe's elite competition this season, the Belgium global is hopeful that his team can seal the trophy.

Conte was also encouraged by Zappacosta's first start following his deadline day move from Torino.

Hazard played his first game for Chelsea this season in Saturday's 2-1 league win over Leicester City, after recovering from an ankle injury sustained in June. "We made lots of errors".

"It's very important to give players the opportunity like Andreas Christiansen". I have 17-18 senior players.

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