Chelsea 2-0 Porto: Five talking points from Stamford Bridge | James Riach

Chelsea show there is no need for concern as Diego Costa was more like the marauder of old while Cesc Fàbregas was cast out for more muscle in midfield

What was all the worry about? Chelsea cruised through to the Champions League knockout stages in comfortable style and they looked a completely different team from the one who appeared so fragile against Bournemouth. They were solid throughout the spine of central defence, midfield and up front. It was not exactly a scintillating performance, but Porto rarely troubled Chelsea on a night that could have spelled the end for José Mourinho. They should have won by more, with Diego Costa – sharper although not yet at his best – and Eden Hazard missing late opportunities.

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