Champions League Group G, Sammy Ofer Stadium – Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Chelsea 4 (Cahill 20, Willian 73, Oscar 77, Zouma 90+1′)
Chelsea moved to the top of Champions League Group G with a comfortable 4-0 success away to 10-man Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
The Blues took the lead on 20 minutes when Gary Cahill fired in a poacher’s goal after his initial header had been brilliantly tipped onto the post by PredragRajkovic.
It was no more than Jose Mourinho’s side deserved as they overcame a slow start to dominate the proceedings, with their hopes further enhanced by the straight red card shown to their former defender, Tal Ben Haim just before the interval for a wild kick at Diego Costa.
Despite that loss, Maccabi almost levelled after the break with Eli Dasa and Eran Zahavi going close before Willian sealed victory with a delicious free kick just seconds after John Terry was stretchered off following an awkward fall