Result: Chelsea see off Sporting
Result: Chelsea see off Sporting
Chelsea defeat Sporting Lisbon 1-0 in tonight's Champions League Group G clash at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, thanks to Nemanja Matic's first-half goal.
Reaction
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea makes a late appearance as a substitute during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014
Roberto Di Matteo: 'Nemanja Matic has become vital player for Chelsea'
Roberto Di Matteo feels that Nemanja Matic has become crucial to Chelsea's success since rejoining the club from Benfica in January.
Oct 1, 15:48
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea makes a late appearance as a substitute during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014
Nemanja Matic relieved by Chelsea win over Sporting Lisbon
Nemanja Matic admits that Chelsea were made to work for their narrow win over Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League.
Oct 1, 11:29
Sporting's head coach Marco Silva looks on before the UEFA Champions League Group G football match Sporting CP vs Chelsea FC at Alvalade XXI stadium in Lisbon on September 30, 2014
Sporting Lisbon boss Marco Silva believes his side deserved Chelsea draw
Sporting Lisbon coach Marco Silva insists that a draw would have been a fair result in his side's Champions League encounter with Chelsea.
Oct 1, 02:02
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's Champions League destiny is now in their hands
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits that Chelsea are in the driver's seat in their Champions League group after winning away at Sporting Lisbon.
Oct 1, 00:05
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea makes a late appearance as a substitute during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014
Jose Mourinho dubs Nemanja Matic "a monster" after dominant Champions League display
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho calls Nemanja Matic "a monster" after the midfielder put in a dominant display against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League.
Sep 30, 23:49
Gary Cahill and John Terry celebrate the latter's goal for Chelsea on December 01, 2013.
John Terry delighted with Champions League milestone
John Terry says that he is honoured to have reached 100 Champions League appearances for Chelsea.
Sep 30, 22:29
Chelsea's English defender John Terry celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane in London on September 28, 2013
John Terry: 'We failed to kill Sporting Lisbon game off'
Chelsea captain John Terry admits that his side failed to 'kill off' Sporting Lisbon after beating the Portuguese giants 1-0 in this evening's Champions League match.
Sep 30, 22:04
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during Chelsea's 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon in Group G of the Champions League this evening.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Chelsea's 1-0 victory over Sporting Lisbon in Group G of the Champions League this evening.
Match Report
Chelsea defeat Sporting Lisbon 1-0 in tonight's Champions League Group G clash at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, thanks to Nemanja Matic's first-half goal.
Live Commentary
Relive Chelsea's action-packed 1-0 win over Sporting as the Blues move to the top of Group G with their first Champions League victory of the season.
HT Report
Sporting Lisbon are currently a goal down against Chelsea in this evening's Champions League Group G clash at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.
Team News
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hands starts to Filipe Luis and Andre Schurrle for his side's Champions League fixture against Sporting Lisbon.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's Champions League trip to Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon.



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163