Gary Cahill: Chelsea need to prove their Champions League calibre

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"I have won the Premier League and the title in France".

Star forward Eden Hazard returned to action after a broken ankle in Saturday's 2-1 win at Leicester City, but is only expected to make the substitutes' bench for the Group C opener.

Gurbanov accepts that the Chelsea team is filled with talented players, but he has insisted that Qarabag will put up a good fight as they attempt to put some points on the board in Group C.

One can say that at least he's scoring goals, but let's see him perform against bigger teams first.

"Chelsea Football Club finds all forms of discrimination abhorrent and the language that was used in that song the other night we find totally unacceptable", said head of communications Steve Atkins.

Game two of seven in 21 days should bring a fresh opportunity for the fringe players.

Eden Hazard has confessed that he "hated" watching the Champions League on Television last season and is now desperate to win the trophy for the first time with Chelsea.

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Meanwhile, the Yellow Jackets are 5-0 ATS in their last five non-conference games and 5-0 ATS in their last five games on grass. He followed up with three more crucial grabs, totaling four catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns.

The Champions League match between Chelsea and Qarabag will be broadcast live on Fox Sports Net.

"I played against him when he played for Real Madrid and I played for Legia Warsaw".

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater (calf) is unavailable with the full extent of his injury sustained in training on Sunday still to be determined. 'For sure he needs time to be 100 per cent but for us his recovery is very important'. You are never relaxed in England, because you have to play a tough league and also the FA Cup and Carabao Cup. Chelsea are back in the competition for the first time since they were beaten by Paris Saint-Germain in March 2016. "I'm just happy to be back", Hazard added.

"We all know very well the importance of this player for us". "It is very important for me to have a good Champions League experience, a competition I've known as a footballer, playing four finals and winning only one (in Rome against Ajax)".

"Of course we have to stay positive as a group because we knew that the first six games were going to be hard, playing the top four in that and the reigning champions in Chelsea".

Conte's best was to lead Juve into the last eight.

"I have won a lot but I want to win more".

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