Chelsea players must fight for places in rotated team, says coach Conte

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"The Champions League puts the pressure on us, especially when playing for a very big club like Chelsea".

Goals from Pedro, Davide Zappacosta, Cesar Azpilicueta, substitute Tiemoue Bakayoko and Michy Batshuayi ensured a comfortable return to Europe's elite after last season's first absence since 2003-04.

Goals from Pedro, Zappacosta, Azpilicueta were more than enough to get Chelsea the three Champions League points tonight against Qarabag, who posed very little threat throughout.

The game at Stamford Bridge provided all the goals in Group C as Roma and Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 in the Italian capital.

He added: "To play in the Champions League it means the coach trusts you".

Morata, defender David Luiz and winger Victor Moses are likely to return for that clash but Conte said he was being very cautious with forward Eden Hazard. "Otherwise we risk a bad injury". "This is the right way, this process is right for him". If we think we can play with 13 players like last season, we are insane.

The Premier League champions were expected to defeat the Azerbaijan side easily, but went about their business ruthlessly. The English champions proved a different proposition.

Chelsea would have to wait until the 19th minute for their next couple of chances, with Willian's low effort being parried by goalkeeper Ibrahim Sehic and into the path of Batshuayi, who fired into the side-netting from an acute angle.

The live match Chelsea vs Qarabag will be telecasted on BT Sport (UK), Fox Sports (U.S.) TV channels and the match is live streamed at BT Sport app, Fox Soccer 2Go.

"We made lots of errors and I accept we must play even better".

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