• Pedro opens the scoring after six minutes.
  • Davide Zappacosta curls home second on his full debut.
  • Cesar Azpilicueta extends lead with simple header.
  • Substitute Tiemoue Bakayoko scores first Chelsea goal from a corner.
  • Michy Batshuayi nets late double after Qarabag errors.
  • Recap: Manchester United 3-0 Basel, Celtic 0-5 Paris Saint-Germain.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expects new signing Alvaro Morato to make a 'good impact' Reuters

Well that brings an end to our live coverage from Stamford Bridge . We'll have all the reaction from here and across Europe over the next few hours but until then, it's goodbye. We're back tomorrow with live coverage of Tottenham and Liverpool's start to the campaign.


Full time: Chelsea 6-0 Qarabag

Chelsea complete a fourth straight win to warm-up for the visit of Arsenal with a comfortable win to kick-start their Champions League campaign. Goals for Pedro, Davide Zappacosta, Cesar Azpilicueta, Tiemoue Bakayoko and two for Michy Batshuayi delivered victory as the errors streamed from Qarabag. Eden Hazard got half an hour under his belt to improve his claim to start this weekend too. Overall, a perfect night for Antonio Conte.


Three added minutes. God knows why.


This. This.


I doubt you will see many more one-sided Champions League ties this season. Qarabag were spirited in the first half, but have fallen apart in the second. Chelsea, to their credit, have taken full advantage.


Arsenal have been bad this season, and though they're no Qarabag, they will be concerned by how easy this has been for Chelsea. Four wins in a row now for Antonio Conte's men, just in time for the visit of one of their favourite opponents.


Michy Batshuayi nets the first of his double as Chelsea pull away.

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GOAL! Chelsea 6-0 Qarabag (Michy Batshuayi)

It's more like QaraBAD at Stamford Bridge. First Guerrier and then Huseynov clear the ball against Chelsea players and when Zappacosta crosses into the six-yard box Batshuayi converts via a host of deflections into an empty net.


GOAL! Chelsea 5-0 Qarabag (Michy Batshuayi)

Maybe I am being a little harsh on Qarabag, but they have been woeful in this second half and another mistake sees them concede a fifth. They give the ball away in their own half trying to pass it out from defence and it falls for Batshuayi who after a tough evening fires past Sehic, who had no chance again.


Antonio Conte has been at his energetic best tonight.

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Antonio Rudiger on for Azpilicueta as we enter the final 16 minutes. Perfect night for Antonio Conte, you fancy, with Arsenal to come here on Sunday. They won't fancy this.


GOAL! Chelsea 4-0 Qarabag (Tiemoue Bakayoko)

The wheels have come off Qarabag now as Chelsea plunder a fourth. Hazard takes on a short corner, his cross is barely half-cleared and Bakayoko swings a leg and the ball is deflects into the roof of the net. Poorest goal of the night by some margin.


Mahir Madatov and Joshgun Diniyev on for Qarabag. Final throw of the dice? I think we're beyond that. Twenty minutes to go.


OFF THE BAR! Willian and Hazard combine and the Brazilian thrashes goalwards but it cracks the top of the bar and flies over.


Antonio Conte clearly has an eye on Arsenal and replaces N'Golo Kante with Tiemoue Bakayoko, the summer signing from Monaco. Still a little under half an hour to go.


Cesar Azpilicueta celebrates heading Chelsea into a three-goal lead.

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Eden Hazard coming on for a 33-minute cameo. Pedro, who started the scoring tonight, is replaced.


GOAL! Chelsea 3-0 Qarabag (Cesar Azpilicueta)

From that free-kick Chelsea get their third and the insurance policy in this game. Fabregas is given loads of time to pick out a cross and Azpilicueta ghosts in and heads beyond Sehic. Too easy.


Chelsea are frustrating Qarabag with some neat one-touch football and Guerrier has had enough, taking out Willian on the right-hand side.


Good start from Qarabag as a sustained period of possession ends with Ndlovu shooting from 30 yards and Courtois grasping the ball at the second time of asking.


Second half underway at Stamford Bridge just as the internet cuts out. You've missed nothing, but it is teaming with rain in west London. Eden Hazard warming up.


Half-time: Chelsea 2-0 Qarabag

Routine for Chelsea on their return to Europe. Goals for Pedro and Davide Zappacosta - though how much he knew about it is uncertain - have the hosts ahead of Qarabag's Champions League debut. It could be many more but with the game won Antonio Conte will have an eye on Arsenal on Sunday.


Zappacosta whips Chelsea into a two-goal lead.

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Kante gives the ball away with eight Chelsea players ahead of the ball and it gives Henrique a chance to run at the back four. He tries to find Ndlovu but Cahill intervenes, before Christiansen and Alonso clear the danger.