Europa League: Vorskla Poltava v Arsenal – Gunners make 10 changes

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryLatest: Chelsea 2-0 PAOK Salonika – Giroud scores twicePAOK down to 10 men – Khacheridi off for foul on GiroudChelsea need one more point to win groupResult: Vorskla Poltava 0-3 Arsenal (Smith-Rowe, Ramsey penalty, Willock)Arsenal into last 32 as group winnersLive ReportingBy Tom RostanceAll times stated are UKGet involvedSend a text to 81111 (charged at your standard message rate)Twitter: Use the hashtag #bbcfootballFacebook: BBC Sport40 minsPost updateChelsea 2-0 PAOK SalonikaDo players get the same goal bonus regardless of which competition they come in? Olivier Giroud might pay for Christmas in the next 50 minutes if he plays his cards right. Posted at 20:4020:40Europa specialistChelsea 2-0 PAOK SalonikaOlivier Giroud has scored 11 goals in his last 15 starts in European competition (three for Chelsea, eight for Arsenal).37 minsGOAL – Chelsea 2-0 PAOK SalonikaOlivier GiroudLovely! That’s wasted on a Thursday night agaist PAOK, to be honest!Sensational technique. Again, Cesc Fabregas has his own postcode in midfield to look up and pick out a chip over the top of the defence, Olivier Giroud watches it right onto his left instep and smashes a volley right through the goalkeeper and in.Edin Dzeko scored a very similar, if better, goal at the same end a year or so ago for Roma.37 minsPost updateChelsea 1-0 PAOK SalonikaDavide Zappacosta cuts on to his left foot and shoots – out for a throw. 34 minsPost updateChelsea 1-0 PAOK SalonikaCallum Hudson-Odoi has been very bright so far tonight but he’s in pain as Leo Jaba stands on the back of his calf. He’s able to carry on as Davide Zappacosta has an effort saved.Chelsea have had 11 attempts already. Posted at 20:3420:34Get Involved#bbcfootball or 81111 on text (UK only)Is this the formula for success?SMS Message: Chelsea should be looking to score one goal every 10 minutes. 80 minutes against 10 men = 8-0…… Man City would bury them. Chelsea need to be ruthless too. Chelsea should be looking to score one goal every 10 minutes. 80 minutes against 10 men = 8-0…… Man City would bury them. Chelsea need to be ruthless too.32 minsPost updateChelsea 1-0 PAOK SalonikaEmerson floats in a brilliant cross from the left and Olivier Giroud is an extra coat of hair wax away from making it 2-0. The keeper came and flapped. 30 minsPost updateChelsea 1-0 PAOK SalonikaI know it’s easier said than done, especially with 10 men, but the visitors have got to try and get closer to Cesc Fabregas. He’s running this game so, so easily. 28 minsHITS THE WOODWORKChelsea 1-0 PAOK SalonikaFloodgates, set to open?Callum Hudson-Odoi rasps a shot against the top of the crossbar from 25 yards. Still the PAOK fans sing away…27 minsGOAL – Chelsea 1-0 PAOK SalonikaOlivier GiroudTo say that has been coming is the mother of all understatements.Cesc Fabregas starts it again with a gem of a lofted ball over the top from deep, Pedro’s touch is immaculate, he then finds Olivier Giroud free on the right of the area and he bends a first time effort with his left foot into the far corner.Three in three now for the Frenchman.ReutersCopyright: Reuters26 minsPost updateChelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaRuben Loftus-Cheek really enjoying himself now, pulling the strings. There is zero pressure on the ball though. The Chelsea midfield will have rarely had it so easy. Still no goal yet though against the 10 men.23 minsPost updateChelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaMidway through the first half, Chelsea peppering the PAOK goal with efforts but no way through yet. The away fans really are impressive.Ruben Loftus-Cheek is at it again, skipping past a defender inside the area but his shot hits Olivier Giroud and goes dead. Gareth Southgate is in the house. 20 minsCLOSE!Chelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaGreat strike! Ruben Loftus-Cheek has a hat-trick in this competition already and he’s very close to another, a crisp 25-yarder with his left foot which is well saved away for a corner.Gary Cahill then heads the corner just wide too. 19 minsPost updateChelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaFair play to PAOK, who despite being a man down force some pressure on the Chelsea goal, Gary Cahill has to fling himself into a brave block to stop a shot on target. Their fans have not shut up yet. 16 minsPost updateChelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaRuben Loftus-Cheek manhandles a man off the ball to start a Chelsea attack. They win a corner – 71% of the play so far for the 11 men v 10. 13 minsCLOSE!Chelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaThey are queuing up – Cesc Fabregas finds Callum Hudson-Odoi on the edge of the area and he bends a low shot just wide. Posted at 20:1420:14Off! Off! Off!Chelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaYevhen Khacheridi’s sending off after six minutes and nine seconds was the quickest red card in the Europa League since October 2015 (Lazio’s Mauricio sent off against Rosenborg after 5:15).ReutersCopyright: Reuters11 minsPost updateChelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaWonderful again from Cesc Fabregas, who gets it off the back four and just pings it deep for his wide receiver Pedro. A golden touch brings the ball down but the former Barca man can only fire over.10 minsPost updateChelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaThis could be a 80% possession job for Chelsea now. Callum Hudson-Odoi sends a lovely little Xavi pass over the top of the massed orange ranks and Olivier Giroud smashes over the bar from a very tight angle. ReutersCopyright: Reuters8 minsCLOSE!Chelsea 0-0 PAOK SalonikaIt’s going to be a long night for the visitors from here with 10 men. Cesc Fabregas drags the free-kick under the wall but wide.
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