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Chelsea ease into next stage of Champions League

Chelsea secured their progress from Group F of the Champions League with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Spartak Moscow at Stamford Bridge. The Blues maintained their 100% record in this season's Champions League with all the goals coming in the second half.

Nicolas Anelka opened the scoring before Didier Drogba earned and fired home a penalty.

Branislav Ivanovic then added a brace to a ensure the comfortable win and keep the Blues impressive unbeaten run at home in the Champions League group stages to 22.

Nikita Bazhenov's late consolation was just that for the Russian visitors.

Referee: Cüneyt Çak?r (TUR)

Venue: Stamford Bridge Attendance: 40,477

Chelsea scorers: Anelka 49, Drogba (pen) 62, Ivanovic 66, 90 Spartak scorers: Bazhenov 86

CHELSEA 01 Cech 02 Ivanovic 03 A Cole 19 Ferreira 33 Alex 07 Ramires 12 Mikel (yellow card) (McEachran 68) 18 Zhirkov 11 Drogba (Sturridge 76) 21 Kalou 39 Anelka (Kakuta 76)

Substitutes 22 Turnbull, 26 Terry, 38 Van Aanholt, 43 Bruma, 46 McEachran, 23 Sturridge, 44 Kakuta

SPARTAK MOSCOW 81 Andrei Dikan 05 Shyeshukov (Drincic 67) 17 Suchy 18 Ivanov (yellow card) 19 Pareja 07 Ibson 12 Alex (Kozlov 68) 16 Makeev 64 McGeady (Bazhenov 79) 99 Kombarov (yellow card) 11 Welliton

Substitutes 56 Belenov, 06 Sabitov, 08 Drincic, 26 Khodyrev, 27 Ananidze, 21 Bazhenov, 49 Kozlov

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