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Chelsea crash out

David Luiz

Chelsea secured their first victory of the Rafael Benitez era with a 6-1 win over Nordsjaelland, but they will have to content themselves with Europa League football as Juventus beat Shakhtar Donetsk to deny them a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.

You would have got long odds at the start of the season that Celtic would go further in the Champions League than Chelsea, but that is the case as the Bhoys beat Spartak Moscow 2-1 to progress alongside Barcelona.

Chelsea did all they could by thrashing Nordsjaelland, with Fernando Torres ending his barren run with a brace of goals, but they become the first defending champions not to get out of the group stage.

The Blues made a fine start, with a flowing move involving

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