Stamford Bridge Massacre: Chelsea Loses Champions League To Valencia

Roaring Chelsea were however toothless in assault subsequent to losing promising midfielder Mason Mount to early damage and were rebuffed a short ways from time when Rodrigo got every one of the three points for the Spaniards. 

Lampard's men should at present have protected a point, yet Ross Barkley terminated a late penalty kick over the bar. 

Valencia had landed in London as yet reeling from the disliked sacking of coach Marcelino a week ago, who had driven the club to two top-four completes in La Liga and the Copa del Rey last season in his two seasons in control. 

Los Che were likewise whipped 5-2 by Barcelona in Albert Celades' first game in control on Saturday, however skipped back with a strong if unspectacular execution that was still adequate to beat a Chelsea side that seriously missed the creative mind of the left Eden Hazard. 

Lampard has had a rough start on his arrival to Stamford Bridge, however making the most of his best consequence of his brief timeframe in control with a 5-2 win at Wolves at the end of the week. 

Tammy Abraham scored a cap stunt in that match to take his count to seven goals in his last three Premier League games and took steps to convey that structure into his first Champions League appearance at an early stage. 

Abraham was denied by Jasper Cillessen as he attempted to power home Cesar Azpilicueta's risky close post cross inside the initial 10 minutes, however Chelsea's initial energy was before long stopped by damage hit to the next youthful star of their season up until this point.