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Which football teams could cut travel by joining another nation’s league?

Plus: more long spells in sole possession before scoring, international players refusing to celebrate goals and more Mail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU “In terms of travel , which top-flight teams would fare better by playing in a different nation?” asks Mike Wood.

theguardian.com ,  5d 4
Which football teams could cut travel by joining another nation’s league?

Raid on England star Reece James’ house may have been an ‘inside job’

A RAID on England ace Reece James’ home may have been an inside job, it is feared. Sources close to the Chelsea star say the burglary, which saw his medal haul in a large safe stolen, is thought to have been done by people who know him personally.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  8d 9
Raid on England star Reece James’ house may have been an ‘inside job’

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel confirms N'Golo Kante injury status ahead of Tottenham clash

Kante has missed the last two Chelsea matches through injury. Thomas Tuchel has provided an update on N’Golo Kante ahead of Chelsea's London derby against Tottenham on Sunday. Kante’s start to the season has been hampered by injury problems, with the midfielder only sporadically available over the opening month.

express.co.uk ,  9d 4
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel confirms N'Golo Kante injury status ahead of Tottenham clash

Chelsea star Reece James' Champions League and Euro 2020 medals stolen from his home

The footballer took to social media to expose the criminals who broke into his home Chelsea star Reece James is the latest footballer to be targeted by thieves while playing a match, with his Euros and Champions League medals stolen from his home as a match at Stamford Bridge was ongoing.

mylondon.news ,  10d 26
Chelsea star Reece James' Champions League and Euro 2020 medals stolen from his home

Reece James: Chelsea and England defender burgled while he played in Champions League

Reece James, who was playing against Zenit St Petersburg at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea began their Champions League title defence, appeals for help in identifying culprits of theft at his house in midweek Reece James has revealed his Champions League winners' medal and Euro 2020 runners-up medal were stolen during a burglary at his home while he played for Chelsea on Tuesday.

skysports.com ,  10d 11
Reece James: Chelsea and England defender burgled while he played in Champions League

Reece James will be hoping the Drake curse doesn't strike again

Reece James took to Instagram to post a picture of himself with rapper, Drake. Did nobody tell him about the Drake curse? Drake Just flipped the switch. The curse is proven wrong once again as Reece James soars in a Champions League Victory just days after being pictured with Canadian popstar, Drake.

football.london ,  11d 19
Reece James will be hoping the Drake curse doesn't strike again

Chelsea star Andreas Christensen’s recent displays makes Thomas Tuchel’s next job pivotal

Chelsea star Andreas Christensen has been incredible in recent weeks. Chelsea have been impervious in defence under Thomas Tuchel and much of that is down to Andreas Christensen, who has ousted Thiago Silva from the line-up. That is why the Blues boss must act fast with his next job.

express.co.uk ,  11d 207
Chelsea star Andreas Christensen’s recent displays makes Thomas Tuchel’s next job pivotal

Romelu Lukaku is what Chelsea were 'missing', hails Thomas Tuchel as 'world-class' striker fires Champions League holders to victory over Zenit

Tuchel admits Lukaku is the type of player Chelsea were 'missing' last season Lukaku scored his fourth goal in four matches during their game on Tuesday Chelsea beat Zenit St Petersburg 1-0 in their group game at Stamford Bridge Tuchel believes it is Lukaku's clinical edge that makes him a 'world-class' striker

dailymail.co.uk ,  11d 11
Romelu Lukaku is what Chelsea were 'missing', hails Thomas Tuchel as 'world-class' striker fires Champions League holders to victory over Zenit

Chelsea 1-0 Zenit St Petersburg: Romelu Lukaku can’t save the day for Thomas Tuchel’s side all the time

This was the sort of game Chelsea bought Romelu Lukaku for. For those matches during which not much catches fire. For the matches that last season would have seen Thomas Tuchel’s side drop two points. Here, though, with Lukaku on hand, Chelsea were able to get away with an off day.

eurosport.co.uk ,  12d 46
Chelsea 1-0 Zenit St Petersburg: Romelu Lukaku can’t save the day for Thomas Tuchel’s side all the time

‘Slow it down’: Tuchel’s patience pays off as Chelsea find a way past Zenit

Crosses went astray and decisions were rushed but manager’s preparation finally yielded 1-0 result thanks to Romelu Lukaku As the half-time whistle edged closer, with openings scarce and Zenit St Petersburg carrying out their containment plan to perfection, an increasingly animated Thomas Tuchel could be seen urging Chelsea to calm down in the final third.

theguardian.com ,  12d 4
‘Slow it down’: Tuchel’s patience pays off as Chelsea find a way past Zenit

Romelu Lukaku ensures Chelsea kick off Champions League defence with victory

CHELSEA 1-0 ZENIT ST PETERSBURG: Thomas Tuchel's men weren't at their best in their Champions League opener, but another clean sheet and Romelu Lukaku's latest goal got them over the line Romelu Lukaku is already beginning to look like something of a bargain. Chelsea paid a record £97.5m transfer fee for a big game player to make the difference on nervy, edgy European nights like these.

irishmirror.ie ,  12d 66
Romelu Lukaku ensures Chelsea kick off Champions League defence with victory

Chelsea 1-0 Zenit St Petersburg: Champions League – as it happened

Romelu Lukaku’s second-half header was the difference as Chelsea began their European title defence with a win Match report and analysis Tuchel's verdict “It was not tough, not frustrating. They are a very strong opponent so we had to work really hard to get high-ball recoveries, which we did.

theguardian.com ,  12d 16
Chelsea 1-0 Zenit St Petersburg: Champions League – as it happened

Live Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg, Champions League: live score and latest updates

Chelsea host Zenit in first match of their Champions League defence, kick-off at 8pm (BST) on BT Sport What's happened to Ben Chilwell? England's forgotten man who is yet to play a minute for Chelsea The Champions League players who you do not know yet - but will soon

telegraph.co.uk ,  12d 48
Live Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg, Champions League: live score and latest updates

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE: Holders Chelsea host Zenit St Petersburg, while Barcelona host Bayern Munich on opening night of European action

And welcome to Sportsmail's live coverage of Tuesday night's Champions League action. Our main focus will be on Chelsea vs Zenit but we'll also have updates from the big game between Barcelona and Bayern Munich as well as the rest of the other matches. Team news to follow shortly with the games kicking off at 8pm.

dailymail.co.uk ,  12d 5
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE: Holders Chelsea host Zenit St Petersburg, while Barcelona host Bayern Munich on opening night of European action

Chelsea Under-19s beat Zenit St Petersburg 3-1 in UEFA Youth League clash

The young Blues picked up three points in their UEFA Youth League opener on Tuesday afternoon Chelsea Under-19s have beaten Zenit St Petersburg U19s 3-1 in their opening match of the UEFA Youth League campaign. The Russian side went 1-0 up on 35 minutes as Evgeny Kim handed the visitors the advantage, but a strong second-half from the hosts ensured maximum points.

football.london ,  12d 101
Chelsea Under-19s beat Zenit St Petersburg 3-1 in UEFA Youth League clash

Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg: Betting odds, tips, predictions, TV channel & team news

Having added a dangerous attack to the backline that earned them Champions League glory, Al Hain-Cole is backing the Blues to kick off with a big win Chelsea will begin the defence of their Champions League crown by welcoming Zenit St Petersburg to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Thomas Tuchel’s men look in strong shape to follow up last season’s final win over Manchester City, having added Romelu Lukaku to an already star-studded team over the summer.

goal.com ,  12d 0
Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg: Betting odds, tips, predictions, TV channel & team news

Preview: Lokomotiv Moscow vs. Marseille - prediction, team news, lineups

Marseille's return to the European stage begins on Thursday in Europa League Group E, where Lokomotiv Moscow are waiting to welcome Les Olympiens to the RZD Arena. Both teams claimed 2-0 domestic wins at the weekend ahead of this encounter, with the hosts beating Krylya Sovetov while Marseille came up trumps at Monaco.

sportsmole.co.uk ,  12d 2
Preview: Lokomotiv Moscow vs. Marseille - prediction, team news, lineups