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Steaua Bucharest 0-4 Chelsea: 6 Things We Learned
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Having made it perfectly clear before the match that nothing less than a win would do, per ESPN, Jose Mourinho was satisfied with his side's performance against Steaua Bucharest.

Chelsea bounced back from their defeat to Basel at Stamford Bridge with a comprehensive 4-0 win over the Romanian champions, leaving the coach convinced that they will qualify from Group E, per Sky Sports.

Ramires opened the scoring after 19 minutes before an unfortunate own goal from Daniel Georgievski gave the Blues a 2-0 lead at halftime. The third goal came on 55 minutes, again courtesy of Ramires, with Frank Lampard netting his 205th goal for the club in stoppage time.

Chelsea played with a confidence and fluidity that undermines the early-season claims of a crisis at the club, but there were a few lessons to take from this tie.

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