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Chelsea are in action again tomorrow night at home to Qarabag in and Hazard could get another run-out in the Champions League group game.

Chelsea are now preparing to return to the Champions League after missing out on a spot in Europe's elite club competition last term.

They will be hoping to keep the score down as low as possible and look to cause an upset when they play at home in the return fixture. Following their stroll towards the fourth of four consecutive titles, the Baku outfit have made a flawless start to this year's campaign, winning all of their first three games, sitting in second place with a game in hand over the solitary side above them. Chelsea are used to being involved.

Danny Drinkwater will miss Chelsea's Champions League return with a calf problem.

No Azerbaijani side has ever reached the knockout stages in Europe.

It sealed Chelsea's third successive win as the current champions continued to recover from their opening day horror loss to Burnley. The former is still recovering from his leg injury. In comparison to European giants Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, resources seem sparse and even pale next to the resources available to Manchester City and Manchester United. He now wants to make his mark with Chelsea, but knows it will take time.

Chelsea controlled the early exchanges, Morata bringing a save out of Kasper Schmeichel after just two minutes and Wes Morgan almost turning a Victor Moses cross into his own net. The team might also consider starting up with Ndlovu, and Madatov as forwards. After all, that is what being a football supporter is all about.

Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, and AS Roma will fight it out for the top 2 spots but Qarabag might have a say in the outcome of the league should they pull off a magical result.

Complicating things for the manager is the looming visit of Arsenal on Sunday, meaning that he is due to field an understrength team against Qarabag.

Eden Hazard, just back after a broken ankle, is set to start on the bench with Alvaro Morata expected to take a breather. Recall only that in the last season of Chelsea after a nondescript start, managed to give a brilliant series of victories and eventually won the championship.

He has struggled to get going in the Premier League so far this term following a knee operation and has started just two games.

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