BATE Borisov vs Chelsea: Olivier Giroud and Emerson shine in Europa League victory

Olivier Giroud scored his first goal under Maurizio Sarri to hand Chelsea a 1-0 win against BATE Borisov and seal qualification to the next round in the Europa League.

The French forward made a run towards the front post to convert Emerson’s cross shortly after half-time and could have added a second minutes late, but saw another header tipped over the bar.

BATE Borisov made Chelsea work hard for their win and twice hit the frame of the goal and forced Kepa Arrizabalaga into a handful of decent saves.


BATE Borisov vs Chelsea player ratings





1/11 Kepa Arrizabalaga – 6

2/11 Davide Zapppacosta – 6

3/11 Gary Cahill – 6

4/11 Andreas Christensen – 6

5/11 Emerson – 7

6/11 Ross Barkley – 7

7/11 Ruben Loftus-Cheek – 6

8/11 Jorginho – 6

9/11 Eden Hazard – 6

10/11 Pedro – 6

11/11 Olivier Giroud – 8

1/11 Kepa Arrizabalaga – 6

2/11 Davide Zapppacosta – 6

3/11 Gary Cahill – 6

4/11 Andreas Christensen – 6

5/11 Emerson – 7

6/11 Ross Barkley – 7

7/11 Ruben Loftus-Cheek – 6

8/11 Jorginho – 6

9/11 Eden Hazard – 6

10/11 Pedro – 6

11/11 Olivier Giroud – 8

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