4-0 win for Chelsea


November 25, 2015

HAIFA, Israel (AP) - Chelsea remained in the hunt to advance from Champions League Group G in easing past 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-0 yesterday.

Chelsea and Porto, who lost to Dynamo Kiev 2-1, are tied atop the group on 10 points, two more than Kiev.

In the final round of group games next month, Chelsea, ahead on goal difference, host Porto in a likely winner-takes-all match, and Kiev welcome winless Tel Aviv.

"I know if we win we finish first," Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho said. "I know if we lose we go to Europa League. I don't know with a draw - I need a calculator. We have to win our match."

Mourinho blamed the poor quality of the field at Sammy Ofer Stadium for the late ankle injury which caused Chelsea captain John Terry to be taken off on a stretcher. He's doubtful for the English Premier League match against Tottenham on Sunday.

Midfielder Ramires was also injured while training on the same field late Monday.

Gary Cahill put the visitors up in the 20th minute, reacting first to his initial header which was palmed onto the post. Willian, Oscar and Kurt Zouma were the other scorers for Chelsea.

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