"They have scored goals and created a few too, maybe even more than Kovacic, but that should not hide the effect he has on the team".
Marcos Alonso supplied the fine pass that allowed Pedro to score the winning goal for Chelsea in the 70th minute as the Blues won the match 3-1.
Put simply, for the three-way tie to happen, Barcelona would have to lose their next two games, against PSV and Tottenham, with the English side also needing to beat Inter and the Dutchmen PSV.
Obviously, if we don't drop points, we have the chance to do it (on December 8), We know that to get to that chance, you have to get the three points in games as we had against Crystal Palace.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has reportedly "slammed the door" on West Ham's attempted move for Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
"Yes the keeper can do better, but I think Mustafi is more culpable than anyone in terms of his starting position and can he do more to stop the cross?"
Rumoured Breaking Bad Movie Is Probably Happening
Breaking Bad , the AMC drama that ended its hugely successful run in 2013, is now reportedly said to be getting a feature film. Obviously, we'll be keeping our ear to the ground for further updates, and will pass 'em along to you as soon as they arrive.
Apple’s Asia suppliers fall on report iPhone XR production boost cancelled
Whilst iPhone XR demand has not met expectations, reports claim Apple has requested more iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models. The manufacturer has halted plans to boost production and it is now awaiting further instructions from the tech giant.
India, China Among Eight Countries Allowed to Buy Iranian Oil: Mike Pompeo
He added: "We continue negotiations to get all of the nations to [bring down their imports from Iran to] zero". Now it will be key to watch "what happens after the exemptions expire in 180 days", the merchant trader said.
And if you're not yet a BT Sport subscriber, just choose your preferred option from our wide range of sign-up packages and we'll get you live for Chelsea v BATE Borisov in less than 15 minutes.
Chelsea extended their lead in the 65th minute through Alvaro Morata, and it was Belgium worldwide Eden Hazard that provided the assist for him.
Since it became clear that he was not in a match-ready condition, Chelsea fans have been eager to see him back on the pitch and building on his good start to the season.
"From our doctor there is no risk, otherwise he would stay at Cobham [training ground]", Sarri told Chelsea's official website.
'So I think it's normal for a player to play three or four matches and then rest. "For us, the best work for him is that he will play for 45 or 50 minutes against Bate".
Belgium global Hazard returned from two weeks out with a back problem when he came on in the 64th minute of Sunday's 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace.