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  • Stephan El Shaawary struck twice, his first inside the opening minute, before Diego Perotti added a third in the second-half.
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23 day 21:37

A woeful evening for Chelsea draws to an end. They have been demolished in the Italian capital tonight with Roma taking advantage of some appalling defending from the Premier League champions. The Giallorossi move to the top of Group C and Antonio Conte has plenty on his plate ahead of the visit of Manchester United on Sunday.

23 day 21:35

Full-time: Roma 3-0 Chelsea

23 day 21:35

Into added time now, here.

23 day 21:30

Here's Roma's final change, Perotti comes off to be replace by Lorenzo Pellegrini.

23 day 21:29
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Roma have been lethal tonight; they have punished a woeful Chelsea and they are heading to the top of Group C.

23 day 21:27

There is one small ray of light for Chelsea tonight. Atletico Madrid are currently being held to a draw at home to a 10-man Qarabag.

23 day 21:24

10 minutes remaining at the Stadio Olimpico. Chelsea are spent, but Roma want more.

23 day 21:23

Roma almost have a fourth! Nainggolan lifts a superb ball into the six yard area with Manolas meeting it with a firm header, but Courtois produces a sublime reaction save.

23 day 21:20

Michy Batshuayi meanwhile has come onto the ineffective Morata.

23 day 21:19

Here are a couple of changes for Roma; el-Shaarawy gets a round of applause with Gerson onto replace him. Kostas Manolas meanwhile is onto replace Florenzi, who has impressed playing at right-back tonight.

23 day 21:17

It's Bakayoko's turn to stink up the joint; he hopelessly gives the ball away and Roma can spring Dzeko clear down the inside right. He really fancies a goal here and tries his luck from a tight angle but can't find the target.

23 day 21:15

Here's Conte's second change of the night; Danny Drinkwater is onto replace Fabregas.

23 day 21:15

That last attempt at defending from Chelsea was utterly dismal. As bad as they have looked at the back in many years.

23 day 21:13

Chelsea are shambolic at the back tonight. Dzeko leads the latest attack and inexplicably, three Chelsea players all rush to get near him, allowing Perotti to race through down the inside left in acres of space. Dzeko shifts the ball across to him and despite having all the time in the world to shoot, his partner in attack fires well over the bar.

23 day 21:10

Morata has struggled to hold the ball up all night; Dzeko has just provided him with a perfect example of how it's done; winning the ball on the half-way line and getting past Rudiger who has no choice but to bring the Roma striker down.

23 day 21:08

Roma have a third! It's pretty dreadful again from Chelsea; their passing has been rotten in this second half with Fabregas this time the offender. His stray pass is leapt upon by Kolarov who threads a ball upfield for Perotti. He races towards the box, easily scampering past Azpilicueta and driving a vicious effort past Courtois from 20 yards out.

23 day 21:06

Goal! Roma 3-0 Chelsea (Diego Perotti, 61)

23 day 21:00

Half a chance for Morata who cleverly holds the ball up on the edge of the D before exchanging passes with Hazard, but he scuffs his effort wide.

23 day 21:00

It looks like Azpilicueta will move into that back three with Pedro shifting over the fill that right wing back role. Willian joins Morata and Hazard in attack.

23 day 20:59

Conte is hanging around with his changes, Willian is coming onto replace Cahill.

23 day 20:57

Roma are looking for a third here. Perotti does brilliantly, turning his man and cutting inside from the left before playing a reverse ball into Dzeko. He takes the shot on from a tight angle but finds a clean connection, firing an effort just over the bar.

23 day 20:55

Morata now is left in a heap after tangling with Jesus but he is soon back up on his feet.

23 day 20:54

Chelsea have been very passive in these opening five minutes; ask meek as they have looked on the ball all game.

23 day 20:51

Dzeko tries the resulting corner into the net but his effort veers just wide.