FilGoal | News | Lukaku seizes a difficult victory...

Chelsea beat its guest Zenit Saint Petersburg, Russia, with a clean goal, in the first match of Group H of the Champions League.

The match featured individual award winners from Chelsea at the last UEFA gala, with Thomas Tuchel for best coach, Edward Mendy for best goalkeeper, N’Golo Kante for best midfielder and Jorgino for best player.

After a negative first half, Romelu Lukaku grabbed the three points for Chelsea with the 69th minute after he rose to Cesar Azpilicuetas cross with his head.

Lukaku signed his fourth goal with Chelsea in four matches since joining the team from Inter Milan.


In the same group, Juventus defeated its Swedish host Malmo by three clean goals.

Alex Sandro gave Juventus the lead in the 23rd minute through Rodrigo Bentancur’s assist.

Paulo Dybala widened the difference from the penalty spot with the 45th minute before Alvaro Morata added the third goal one minute before the end of the first half.


Thus, Juventus leads Group H on a goal difference from Chelsea, and Zenit comes in third place before Malmo, bottom of the group.

The second round will witness a confrontation between Juventus and Chelsea, with Malmo meeting Zenit.

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