Willian Beats PAOK For Chelsea
Chelsea’s winning margin should have been far wider, but they were wasteful in front of goal
Willian’s early goal gave Chelsea a winning start to their Europa League campaign in a 1-0 triumph over PAOK that made it six victories in a row for Maurizio Sarri’s men.
The Brazil international’s fourth strike in his last five European matches followed a surging run from Ross Barkley, who impressed in Thessaloniki.
Chelsea’s winning margin should have been far wider, but they were wasteful in front of goal, with Alvaro Morata the main culprit.
But it mattered little as the Blues secured three points in what could be the toughest of their away trips in Group L.