Previous
Chelsea
Bayern Munich
0
3
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Napoli
Barcelona
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
3 Leicester 15 5 6 50
4 Chelsea 12 5 9 41
5 Tottenham 11 7 8 40
View Full Table »

Alonso, Rudiger both 4/10 as Chelsea dig huge first-leg hole vs. Bayern

Craig Burley reacts to Bayern Munich's thumping 3-0 win at Chelsea in the Champions League.

Chelsea were humbled by one of Europe's finest at Stamford Bridge tonight as Bayern Munich ran out 3-0 winners in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round-of-16 tie.

Following a strong first half from Frank Lampard's side it all seemed to fall apart courtesy of a three-minute Serge Gnabry brace not long after the interval. The cherry on top came from Robert Lewandowski who scored a tap-in after a lovely assist from youngster Alphonso Davies.

Positives

In the first half it was clear...

Chelsea won't pull Liverpool-style comeback vs. Bayern, warns Gnarby

Serge Gnabry has warned Chelsea that Bayern Munich won't allow them to mount a Liverpool-style comeback in their Champions League round-of-16 second leg.

Bayern were dominant against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, winning 3-0 thanks to two goals from Gnabry and a third from Robert Lewandowski.

But after seeing Liverpool fight back from the same scoreline to beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate last season, former Arsenal player Gnabry said postmatch that Bayern won't let up.

"Three goals should give us...

Lampard wants Chelsea to embrace underdog role vs. Bayern Munich

Craig Burley says Chelsea will have to deal with Robert Lewandowski if they want to make the UCL quarters.
Ale Moreno and Steve Nicol question whether Olivier Giroud or Michy Batshuayi should start for Chelsea.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that he understands if his side are labelled as "underdogs" when they face Bayern Munich in the Champions League knockout stages on Tuesday.

Bayern had a tough start to the season, replacing manager Niko Kovac with Hansi Flick in November, but have since seen a resurgence and lead the Bundesliga. The German side won all six of their Champions League group games earlier this season, including an emphatic 7-2 away win over Tottenham Hotspur in October.

Tuesday's...

Real Madrid's week of reckoning in La Liga, Europe. PLUS: How Chelsea beat Spurs, Ronaldo's latest milestone

Missed any of the action around Europe this weekend? Have no fear: Gab Marcotti is here to catch you up with all the talking points in the latest Monday Musings.

Jump to: A big week for Zidane | Lampard out-thinks Mourinho | Ronaldo's latest 'achievement' | Leipzig keep winning | PSG's Neymar drama | Can Man United build on big win? | Dortmund, Haaland dazzle again | No crisis at Barca | Arteta's Arsenal still confuse | Man City's penalty woes | Lazio aren't done

Zidane, Real Madrid's week...