Both sides led in a frantic, thrilling game but Magomed Ozdoev’s superb strike in stoppage time left Chelsea second in Group H
The Champions League returns Wednesday on Paramount+. Chelsea and Zenit are set to face off in the final round of the Champions League group stage at 12:45 p.m. ET Wednesday, Dec. 8 at Saint-Petersburg Stadium. Chelsea collected three points with a 4-0 win over Juventus in their previous leg. Zenit tied Malmo 1-1 in their previous leg to earn one point. Chelsea (12 points) leads Group H, while Zenit (four points) is in third place in the group. We'll see if Chelsea can stay in the top spot. For updates on this game and more, check back at CBSSports.
A dramatic equaliser from Zenit St Petersburg four minutes into added time meant holders Chelsea failed to top their Champions League group. Substitute Magomed Ozdoev scored a stunning half-volley from the edge of the box after Chelsea had come from behind to lead 3-2 with minutes left.
Chelsea would prefer to win its Champions League group by beating Zenit Saint-Petersburg on Wednesday in Russia, but won’t risk much just for a seeded place in the Round of 16 (start time 12:45pm ET with live updates via NBCSports.com). Zenit, meanwhile, knows that it won’t be playing at home...
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Chelsea face Zenit St Petersburg in the Champions League on Wednesday night at the Gazprom Arena. Thomas Tuchel's side are in Russia hoping to clinch top spot in Group H. They need to match or better Juventus' result against Malmo to ensure they head into the last-16 draw as group winners.
We have another outstanding day of Champions League soccer on Wednesday afternoon with another eight games following Tuesday’s action. This will be the last group stage before the knockout round and you won’t want to miss any of these matchups. The first two games will begin at 12:45 p.m. ET and will include Juventus vs. Malmo and Zenit vs. Chelsea with the rest of them following at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Thomas Tuchel Rues Chelsea Conceding Three Goals vs Zenit Despite Positive Reaction to West Ham Loss
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has criticised his side for conceding three goals against Zenit as they dropped to second in Group H of the Champions League, finishing runners-up to Juventus. A Timo Werner opener was cancelled out by Zenit, who took the lead going into half-time. Chelsea went ahead in...
The 20-man Chelsea squad that has travelled to Russia for the Blues' clash against Zenit in the Champions League has been confirmed. Thomas Tuchel's side are without injured Ben Chilwell, N'Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho. The Chelsea official 5th Stand app has confirmed the squad:. Kepa Arrizabalaga. Antonio Rudiger.
Every Word Ruben Loftus-Cheek Said Ahead of Chelsea's Champions League Clash With Zenit St Petersburg
Ruben Loftus-Cheek addressed the media ahead of Chelsea's Champions League clash with Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday night. Chelsea want top spot in Group H but will need to claim all three points in Russia at the Gazprom Arena to ensure they go through into the knockout rounds as group winner.
The Champions League group stages come to an end on Wednesday night, with plenty still on the line for a number of Europe's biggest clubs. In the early kick-offs, Juventus sealed top spot in Group H ahead of Chelsea, after they dropped points at Zenit, while the best of action sees Barcelona under pressure to get a result in Germany against Bayern Munich.