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Tuesday 22 October 2013

Champions League: Torres at the double for Chelsea

Two Fernando Torres goals help Chelsea beat Schalke; Arsenal lose 2-1 to Dortmund

Fernando Torres scores for Chelsea against Schalke

Chelsea are joint top in Group E of the UEFA Champions League Group Stages after beating German side Schalke 3-0 away from home.

Fernando Torres scored twice for the Blues, who have six points from three matches. Eden Hazard rounded off the win late on in their match in Germany.

Arsenal lost to last season's finalists Borussia Dortmund 2-1 after Robert Lewandowski scored a late winner at the Emirates Stadium.

The visiting German team took the lead through Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the first half, before Olivier Giroud equalised. The late winner for Dortmund means both teams have six points after three matches in Group F.

 

Key Points

  • Chelsea beat Schalke 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League group stages
  • Two goals from Fernando Torres and one from Eden Hazard seal the win
  • Arsenal lose 2-1 to last season's finalists Borussia Dortmund