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Match Report: Chelsea 4 – Spartak Moscow 1

We eased into the knockout stages of the Champions League with a comfortable victory over Spartak Moscow making it four wins out of four in Group F. Carlo Ancelotti rested  John Terry and Michael Essien for the clash with Didier Drogba taking over the captain’s armband on his first Champions League outing of the season. […]

Spartak Moscow v Chelsea – Trip Report

This was another “head-in-hands” moment when the draw was made.  I really enjoyed the trip to Moscow in 2004…and really endured the Champions League Final jaunt.  I have to say that the thought of another trip here tested me to the limit…the expense…the hassle…the miserable natives…the memories. Anyway after much soul-searching I booked three days. […]

Match Report: Spartak Moscow 0 – Chelsea 2

We maintained our 100% winning form in the Champions league and went some way to banish the memories of our 2008 defeat in the Luzhniki Stadium with an impressive 2-0 victory at Spartak Moscow. A stunning first-half goal from Yuri Zhukov and a second from Nicolas Anelka in the 34th minute gave us the momentum […]

Spartak Moscow v Chelsea Preview

Chelsea face Spartak (named after Spartacus who led the slave revolt against the Romans!) Moscow in tonight’s early kick off (5:30pm our time) on the plastic pitch where we suffered probably our worst memories in recent years in the Champions League final against the Mancs (albeit it was grass {and mud and rain!} when we […]

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