Michael Regan

Galatasaray vs. Chelsea, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Blues do just enough in Istanbul

Chelsea's second half performance was poor, but they're favorites in the second leg of their Champions League tie against Galatasaray after a 1-1 draw.

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Chedjou strikes to deny Chelsea win

Aurelien Chedjou equalized to leave Chelsea to hang on for a draw after Fernando Torres had put the Blues ahead at Galatasaray.

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Chelsea up, and this could get ugly

Galatasaray have been playing a very high defensive line against Chelsea. They're doing this even though their center backs aren't very good, their goalkeeper is crazy and Fernando Torres' only skill is running in behind defenses. The results have been predictable. Chelsea lead after just 10 minutes, through Torres.

The hosts don't look much like doing anything in this game. They're losing the midfield, their back line is in shambles and they're not challenging Petr Cech. This could get ugly.

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Galatasaray vs. Chelsea: Lineups

Didier Drogba starts up front for Galatasaray, while Andre Schurrle replaces Oscar for Chelsea as José Mourinho's men look to do rather better in their Champions League game than their English rivals managed.

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Chelsea travel to play Galatasaray on Wednesday

Chelsea face a tough trip to Istanbul for the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie.

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Mou vs. Mancini in Europe, lol. Oh, and Drogba!

Roberto Mancini has a versatile squad. Roberto Mancini's squad can play in any formation imaginable. But it's worth remembering that Roberto Mancini stinks in Europe.

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