Sevilla vs Chelsea LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from Champions League fixture tonight


Chelsea face Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan with both teams battling it out for top spot in Group E with both teams tied on 10 points and nine clear of Rennes and Krasnodar.

 The Blues know all about the luck of the draw if you fail to win your group, with Frank Lampard’s side eliminated last season in the last 16 by eventual champions Bayern Munich. The Blues were held by Tottenham last Sunday, and face Leeds United this weekend, but their substantial squad should allow them to cope with the schedule, which has upset many managers across the Premier League, including Jurgen Klopp. 

Follow all the live updates, analysis and reaction from the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on a big night of European football:

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Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

30 mins: Pulisic takes another shot that gets deflected out for a corner. Emerson whips it into the box but puts the cross over everyone’s heads and Sevilla clear the danger. 

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

27 mins: Again from nothing Chelsea get in on goal. Christian Pulisic this time makes a run from the midfield. He takes the ball into the left side of the box, puts it onto his left foot and shoots but Pastor makes the save. 

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

24 mins: Kai Havertz tries to win an aerial ball and Diego Carlos jumps over the back of him and knocks him over. The referee stops the game because Havertz has stayed on the grouns but there’s nothing wrong with the challenge and he’s fine to continue.

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

21 mins: Oscar whips a long free kick into the Chelsea area and the header comes straight to Mendy. Since Chelsea went in front Sevilla have bossed the game. The visitors need a bit of possession. 

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

18 mins: Rudiger has a tug on En-Nesgri’s shirt and the Sevilla striker goes to ground to the elft of Chelsea’s box. The free kick is chipped into the box and Chelsea do ever so well to defend this. Diego Carlos wins the header and fires it at goal. The ball is blocked but falls to another Sevilla man who shoots but has his shot charged down by Mendy in goal. 

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

15 mins: Gudelj is shown the first yellow card of the game as Havertz brings down the ball in midfield and threatens to go on another run. Gudelj is the closest man to him and he cynically drags Havertz back.

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea

12 mins: Sevilla’s response to going behind has been to control more of the ball. Idrissi has it out wide on the left. Rekik makes a run into the box and Idrissi feeds the ball to him. He cuts it into the middle but Chelsea clear it away. 

Sevilla 0 – 1 Chelsea – Giroud

8 mins: GOAL! It’s been a brilliant start from Chelsea and they get their reward. Kai Havertz makes a storming run through the midfield and brings the ball to the edge of the box. He slips it into the right side of the area where Giroud brings it under control with his right foot. He switches to his left and lets fly, sinking the ball into the far top corner. 

Sevilla 0 – 0 Chelsea

6 mins: Close! Cesar Azpilicueta receives the ball on the inside right just outside the box. He taps it closer to the area before playing a cutting pass into the middle of the box for Christian Pulisic. He collects the ball, turns and puts his shot wide of goal!

Sevilla 0 – 0 Chelsea

3 mins: Sevilla’s goalkeeper Tomas Vaclík was injured in the warm up and Alfonso Pastor is in the starting XI in his place. The 20-year-old is making his first senior appearance for Sevilla and Chelsea force him into an early save. 

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