Chelsea began their Europa League campaign with a slim 1-0 win over PAOK at Thessaloniki.
Willian’s early goal made the difference in Group L. This victory makes 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.
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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.