Chelsea thump AC Milan 3-0 to boost Champions League challenge

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Chelsea Thump Ac Milan 3-0 To Boost Champions League Challenge Chelsea Thump Ac Milan 3-0 To Boost Champions League Challenge
Chelsea's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shakes hands with manager Graham Potter after being substituted during the UEFA Champions League Group E match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday October 5, 2022.
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Goals from Wesley Fofana, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Reece James earned Chelsea a thumping 3-0 victory over AC Milan on Wednesday, boosting their chances of qualifying from Group E with their first Champions League win of the season.

Defender Fofana calmed a nervous start for the home side when he angled a shot past goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu in the 24th minute after a goalmouth scramble following a corner.

Aubameyang took advantage of an often loose Milan defence when he clipped the ball into the net from close range in the 56th minute after being fed by a pinpoint cross by James.

Six minutes later the lively England winger got on the scoresheet himself, controlling a pass from Raheem Sterling and sending a right-foot bullet into the top of the net to the delight of manager Graham Potter, in charge for only his second Champions League game.

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