Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Pedro (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Chelsea and Qarabag at Stamford Bridge in London. Pic/AFP
Manager Antonio Conte lauded a "perfect" Champions League return for Chelsea after Tuesday's 6-0 rout of Azerbaijan's Qarabag.
Goals from Pedro, Davide Zappacosta, Cesar Azpilicueta, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Michy Batshuayi ensured a comfortable win. The sixth was an own goal by defender Maksim Medvedev.
"It was a perfect start for us, To play the first game (of the) Champions League, then to win with a good result. I saw a lot of positives tonight," Conte said.
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