September 17, 2008

Chelsea Thrashed Boredeaux 4-0 in Champions League 08-09 Group Stage

Chelsea got off to an excellent start in their Champions League 2008-09 campaign, clinching a scintillating 4-0 victory over Boredeaux tonight at Stamford Bridge in an easy affair. Chelsea opened up 2-0 lead within 30 minutes of the match thanks to goals from Frank Lampard and Joe Cole. In the 14th minute, Frank Lampard scored the first goal, putting Chelsea ahead in the match. Lampard headed a cross from Jose Bosingwa and slotted the ball into the net. Chelsea moved up 2-0 after 30 minutes when Joe Cole scored the second goal for Chelsea through a header from a corner taken by Frank Lampard. Chelsea was leading by 2-0 in the half time.

Florent Malouda hit the third goal with eight minutes from the final whistle. Nicolas Anelka increased the margin on the 90th minute after receiving the ball deflected off the crossbar and slotting it into the net. To tell the truth, Chelsea has showed as much dominance as the score line suggests. Chelsea was the runner of the last season as they were beaten by winner Manchester United in the All-English final.

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