The Premier League champions failed to take any points from their European away trip as they lose touching distance with Porto at the top of Group G after a goalless draw

Chelsea remain outside of the top two of their Champions League group as they were held to a 0-0 draw with Dynamo Kyiv at the Olympic Stadium.

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Jose Mourinho’s men struck the woodwork on two occasions, once either side of the interval, but failed to find the back of the net and sit third in Group G after three games – three points adrift of leaders Porto after their win over Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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A brilliant save from Olexandr Shovokskiy turned Eden Hazard’s strike onto the post inside the first 10 minutes, while Nemanja Matic fired wide midway through the half following an impressive solo run.

Sergiy Rebrov’s Kyiv soon gained composure and saw plenty of the ball, but they struggled to test Asmir Begovic.

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The Bosnia-Herzegovina goalkeeper was finally called into action by Derlis Gonzalez after Willian struck the crossbar from a free-kick early in the second half, but the game ended goalless as Chelsea’s below-par start to the season continued.