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  • Chelsea progress to the Champions League last 16 as runners-up in Group C
  • Eden Hazard's deflected shot cancels out Saul Niguez header.
  • Roma beat Qarabag to qualify as group winners.
  • The 2014 and 2016 runners-up Atletico out of the competition.
  • Antonio Conte's side could face Bayern Munich, Barcelona, or Besiktas in knock-out phase.
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Well that brings an end to our live coverage from Stamford Bridge. Chelsea miss out on top spot in the group and a tough last 16 looms for the Blues. Atletico meanwhile are out but drop into the Europa League, where they are surely among the favourites.

We're back tomorrow night with live coverage of Tottenham, Liverpool and Man City's final group games. But until then, it's goodbye.

Full-time: Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Chelsea denied top spot in Group C after being held by Atletico Madrid, who are out of the competition altogether. Saul Niguez gave them brief hope but as Roma took the lead at Qarabag the Blues fought back and Eden Hazard's deflected shot saw them level. Willian missed a glorious late chance to win it but in the end the points are shared.

Four minutes added on.

Inside the final minute at Stamford Bridge. Can Chelsea force a winner?

Atletico provide a reminder of the threat they possess as Koke's ball across evades everyone and Greizmann is waiting at the back post but he doesn't commit and the ball roles out of play. Simeone fumes.

Eden Hazard helps Chelsea draw level.

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What a miss. Willan has the win on a plate after some brilliant footwork from Hazard, but his ball across is hacked over by the Brazilian. Oblak not needed as the ball flies high and wide.

Michy Batshuayi will be brought on as Conte's final throw of the dice. Ten minutes left to find the winner.

And Chelsea almost go ahead as Morata is denied by Oklak. Top spot still within reach for the 2012 winners.

GOAL! Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid (Eden Hazard)

Lifeline for Chelsea in their bid to finish top of Group C. Hazard drives past his man and his shot across the face of goal deflects off Savic and it it too good for Oblak at the near post. He had no chance with that. Could be an own goal, but the hosts have their leveller.

Willian now being prepped by Antonio Conte. Davide Zappacosta will make way.

Jose Maria Gimenez keeps Chelsea from drawing level as he throws himself in front of a goalbound flick from Pedro - also denying a prowling Morata - as he and Oblak clear the danger. Somehow Gimenez didn't handle the ball on the line amid that goalmouth incident.

Not sure how Chelsea have not levelled there. Fabregas cross from the byline on the left and Christensen arrives on cue but on the run can't direct his header on target. It was a certain goal if he had found the target.

Saul Niguez puts Atletico Madrid into a second half lead.

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Bakayoko, who was very indifferent tonight, comes off and Pedro replaces him. Griezmann has is first effort on goal meanwhile, firing well wide on the angle.

Pedro has finished warming up and it coming on for Chelsea, who need all three points to top the group remember.

Roma have taken the lead at Qarabag, which means they are destined to top the group and means that despite taking the lead at Chelsea, Atletico are heading out.

GOAL! Chelsea 0-1 Atletico Madrid (Saul Niguez)

Atletico go one better after hitting the post and they take the lead just before the hour mark. Fernando Torres flicks on a near-post corner and Saul escapes Bakayoko and heads beyond Courtois.

AGAINST THE POST! Atletico within inches of taking the lead. Felipe Luis hits a fine effort from 20 yards which rebounds off the upright and Koke follows up with a header, but Courtois is equal to it. Easily the closes the 2016 runners-up have come.

Much more urgency from Chelsea but that spills over as Zappacosta crudely takes down Stefan Savic down the right. The Matthew Harding stand trying to suck the ball in.

Chelsea threaten straight away at the start of the second 45 minutes. Zappacosta glances a header goalwards which is kept out by Oblak. Now Hazard has a deflected shot wide, and from the subsequent corner Morata's header is palmed into the air by the Atletico 'keeper, who grabs the ball at the second attempt.

No changes at Stamford Bridge as both sets of players take to the field for the second half. Some urgency would be nice. Atletico will go through with a win, as things stands. But try telling them.

Half-time: Chelsea 0-0 Atletico Madrid

Chelsea heading through to the Champions League last 16 as group winners after frustrating Atletico Madrid during the first 45 minutes of the first half. Alvaro Morata and Davide Zappacosta have forced the best opportunities, while the La Liga side have struggled to create anything if note. Not a classic, but it'll do for the Blues.

Three minutes until half time. Atletico Madrid not playing like a side who need to win to progress. Chelsea not playing like a side who need more than a point - as things stand - to finish top. Altogether rather underwhelming between two sides who contested a semi-final game a few years ago.

Fine save from Jan Oblak sees Chelsea kept out with the best effort of the half. Zappacosta cuts onto his right foot off the left, takes aim after a dummy and almost beats Oblak inside his near post but the Slovenian makes a fine low save to turn the ball behind for a corner.

Simeone confronts the fourth official again after Fernando Torres loses his boot on the edge of the Chelsea box, but there is nothing doing there. Lots of nice-looking build-up play from both sides, but no cutting edge at all.

A smouldering Diego Simeone looks on at Stamford Bridge.

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The ball bounces around the Atletico box but Chelsea can't take advantage. Bakayoko's low cross is miss-hit by Hazard and it briefly falls to Morata but the Spaniard's smuggle it clear.

Thomas Parety slices an effort high over the crossbar as we approach the half-hour mark. Just about sums up what we've seen in this opening third. Not a classic, this one.

Victor Moses rampages forward as Chelsea ratchet up the pressure.

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Now Oblak turns away Morata's left-footed shot from the angle. Chelsea cranking up the pressure.

Chance for Chelsea to take the lead in a game which badly needs a goal to blow it wide open. Victor Moses escapes from a quickly-taken throw and his cross finds Morata, but Oblak gets down well to make a comfortable save.

First effort in anger from Chelsea. Alvaro Morata -the ex-Real Madrid forward no less - collects the ball from Fabregas and turns on a sixpence, sending curling effort just wide of Oblak's goal. The Blues steadily improving.

Half a chance for Atletico on the break as Fernando Torres scampers down the right but his pull-back runs across Partey and is reclaimed by Chelsea.

Less than 13 minutes in and it would be fair to say the fourth official has lost control of Diego Simeone, who has barely stepped foot inside his technical area since the game begun.

N'Golo Kante goes down under a challenge and the Argentine motions towards the referee that he has clearly dived, which was slightly fanciful.

Eden Hazard weaves his way through in the early minutes.

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Sloppy start from Gary Cahill. He was disposed in his own area early on, and his wayward back-pass forces Courtois into a desperate clearance to prevent corner. The England man far from convincing.

Fernando Torres right into the action against his old club and his deflected shot flies over Courtois' bar. Some decent build-up play from the visitors there, with Chelsea a little flat-footed.

Under way at Stamford Bridge.

Luciano Vietto and Šime Vrsaljko were both named in the Atletico team at the start of the night but are not on the team sheet. Not sure what has happened there. Atletico currently with only five substitutes it appears.

Teams on their way out at Stamford Bridge. A polite applause from the home faithful. I fancy a few fans are getting their 'one game a season' quota in tonight.

Those who have travelled from Madrid are in good voice ahead of kick-off. Can Diego Simeone's side finally translate their domestic form onto the European stage? Success in this competition has been second nature in recent seasons, so there is no doubt they remain a threat.

I was here when Atletico came to Stamford Bridge and dumped Chelsea out of the competition at the semi-final stage. Diego Costa scored a penalty that night. Amazing to think he has gone full circle since then, won two league titles with the Blues yet from January he will be back in the Spanish capital.

Costa is not in west London tonight, but his presence will be felt by both sides, you fancy.

Three changes for Chelsea from the 3-1 win over Newcastle. Davide Zappacosta, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Gary Cahill come in, with Antonio Rudiger, Danny Drinkwater and Marcos Alonso dropping out.

Less than 25 minutes before kick-off, here comes the Chelsea team.

Correction, Eden Hazard is out there wearing a full tracksuit. He doesn't fancy the cold conditions, though I've known it worse on a December evening in west London.

Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Cesc Fabregas and Thibaut Courtois are also out there. No sign of Eden Hazard by my estimation. Pedro and Willian also appear to be missing.

Chelsea's players are out to warm up, though we remain without a team for the Premier League champions. Alvaro Morata, Gary Cahill, Davide Zappacosta and N'Golo Kante are among them however.

Fernando Torres starts against his former club alongside Antoine Griezmann. Stefan Savic comes into the back four, while Felipe Luis is at left-back also against his former employers. Diego Godin is on the bench.

And here is the Atletico XI.

There is no obvious sign yet that kick-off will be delayed, but neither team have begun warming up and as yet just Chelsea's reserves goalkeepers are out going through a very watered down routine.

Don't they know the Ashes start at 3:30pm?!?!?!?

No team news yet from either team and that is both sides are running late tonight. That could mean the match in Rome is also delayed, where Roma are facing Qarabag.

Atletico might be in the mix in La Liga - they're just six points off the top and are ahead of Real Madrid - but their European campaign has been a disaster. They have only won once in the group stage and were held in both games against Qarabag. A win tonight still might not be good enough to progress to the last 16. The 2014 and 2016 runners-up are dangerously close to dropping into the Europa League, where they would surely become one of the favourites.

Chelsea are not the only English club in action tonight. Manchester United are not guaranteed a place in the last 16 but only a defeat by seven goals will see them crash out. Top spot is theres with a win against a CSKA Moscow side who can still qualify themselves. You can follow all the events from Old Trafford and across the rest of Europe, here.

Old Trafford

Well this all-but confirms Eden Hazard will be involved tonight.

Chelsea go to West Ham United this weekend and with qualification secure this game is certainly low on the list of priorities for Antonio Conte. A point is likely to be good enough to top the group, given the goal difference to Roma but a win will secure they enter the last 16 as top seeds.

You suspect this might be a night off for the likes of Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata. But who else? We're not long from finding out.

Christmas has very much arrived in west London. Yippee.

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And here are Atletico....

Chelsea arrive ahead of kick-off.

Teams are imminent, but how might both sides line up this evening?

Chelsea are without David Luiz due to an ongoing knee problem, but there could be a start for Michy Batshuayi.

Atletico are without the ineligible Diego Costa of course so Kevin Gameiro is favourite to start up front alongside Antoine Griezmann. Stefan Savic should start while Thomas Partey is likely to replace Juanfran.

Barcelona and PSG or Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. it is very much Hobson's choice for Chelsea in the Champions League tonight. Already assured of a place in the last 16, results tonight will determine if they progress as group winners, or runners-up; though any tie in the last 16 looks awfully treacherous.

Atletico will be looking for a repeat of the win they inflicted upon the Blues the last time they were in west London in 2015 en route to the final, to keep alive their campaign this season. Diego Simeone's men have endured a wretched group stage and must win tonight and hope Roma somehow slip up against Qarabag in order to progress.

All the team news and updates ahead of the 7:45pm GMT kick-off on the way.