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UEFA Champions League

Tuesday, 17 February 2015,

Paris SG
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Chelsea
  • Kickoff: 20:45 BST
  • Stadium: Parc des Princes
  • Referee: -
  • Stadium: Parc des Princes
  • Attendance: 45,713
  • 54' Edinson Cavani
  • 36' Branislav Ivanovic

Paris Saint-Germain

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Costa to return for PSG clash

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will start Diego Costa in Tuesday night's Champions League last-16 first leg at Paris St Germain, but does not expect his prolific striker to be at his best following his disputed suspension.

The Brazil-born Spain striker was banned retrospectively for three matches for treading on Liverpool's Emre Can in the Capital One Cup semi-final victory, provoking Mourinho's ire.

Costa, who has 17 goals in 19 Premier League games this term, missed the matches with Manchester City, Aston Villa and Everton, but will come straight into the starting line-up at Parc des Princes as he bids for a first European goal for the Blues.

Mourinho said: "Yes, I start him. But I don't think it's good for a player to be three weeks or three matches without starting a game. So I don't think he's in the best of his condition."

Chelsea overturned a 3-1 first-leg deficit to win the quarter-final tie between the sides last term on away goals, courtesy of Eden Hazard's penalty in Paris and Demba Ba's last-gasp decisive strike at Stamford Bridge.

David Luiz, who left Chelsea for PSG last summer in a B£50million deal, believes Mourinho's side are stronger this term.

Mourinho said: "I'm not here to comment what opponents (say), even being David. I don't want to comment.

"We beat them, but we lost. And we lost in Paris and again knockout competition was decided in the last minute. A detail makes a difference.

"I'm not saying we won because we were better than Paris. We won because we scored a goal away and we didn't concede at home.

"Paris is a great team and is basically the same team as last season, with David Luiz. Same team, same coach, same dynamic, same profile.

"They have conditions to be better. When you have stability you can always improve.

"Chelsea is a different team. We have some different players, we change a little bit the profile of our game, the identity of our game.

"I don't want to say we are better or not better. I'm saying that we change the profile of our game, so I believe that tomorrow Parc des Princes will see a different Chelsea than last season."

Paris St Germain boss Laurent Blanc will urge his players to keep their composure amid provocation from Chelsea manager Mourinho at the Parc des Princes.

Mourinho, who has created a siege mentality at Chelsea in recent weeks after suggesting there is a "clear campaign" against his side, claimed victory in last season's quarter-final tie and will be aiming for a repeat.

"I know Jose Mourinho a bit and I know he'll raise the heat," said Blanc, speaking ahead of the first leg in Paris.

"So my players need to remain cool headed, not react and keep calm."

Blanc rebuked PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for celebrating his goal in last Saturday's draw with Caen by taking his shirt off.

The Swede explained that, in his role as a United Nations World Food Programme ambassador, he temporarily had 50 names of children tattooed and exposed them in celebration.

Blanc, whose side suffered numerous injuries in the contest, leaving them in danger of being severely depleted against Chelsea, said: "Imagine if he'd got another yellow card after 20 minutes? We may as well have abandoned the game in the 70th minute because we would have been down to seven men.

"It was a good initiative, but I don't know whether him taking his shirt off was good for us. I hope that tomorrow, if he scores, he doesn't take the shirt off because he will be booked again."

Serge Aurier, Yohan Cabaye and Lucas Moura are out of the Chelsea clash after sustaining injuries in the Ligue 1 draw with Caen, while Marquinhos, Maxwell, Blaise Matuidi and Thiago Motta are doubtful.

91'+2

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 1, Chelsea 1.

91'+1

Foul by David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain).

91'+1

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Thibaut Courtois.

91'+1

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain ) Corner Kick at 92'

91'+1

Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Maxwell with a cross.

91'+1

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 92'

91'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 91'

86'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 86'

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David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 86'

86'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 86'

86'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 86'

84'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 84'

84'

Javier Pastore (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

84'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 84'

84'

Foul by Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea).

83'

Substitution, Chelsea. Oscar replaces Cesc Fàbregas.

83'

Attempt missed. Javier Pastore (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Maxwell.

83'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 83'

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Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 82'

81'

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Javier Pastore replaces Ezequiel Lavezzi.

81'

Substitution, Chelsea. Loïc Remy replaces Diego Costa.

80'

Attempt missed. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Blaise Matuidi.

80'

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 80'

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Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 80'

79'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Free Kick at 79'

79'

Substitution, Chelsea. Juan Cuadrado replaces Willian because of an injury.

79'

Marco Verratti

78'

Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain).

78'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 78'

77'

Foul by David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain).

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David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 77'

76'

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 76'

75'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 75'

74'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

74'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 74'

74'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 74'

74'

Attempt blocked. David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

73'

Cesc Fàbregas

73'

Foul by Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea).

72'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 72'

72'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 72'

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Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Willian.

70'

Gregory Van Der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain ) Corner Kick at 70'

70'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 70'

70'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

70'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 70'

68'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 68'

68'

Foul by Maxwell (Paris Saint Germain).

67'

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Ramires.

67'

Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Corner Kick at 67'

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David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Corner Kick at 66'

66'

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Thibaut Courtois.

66'

Attempt missed. David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Ezequiel Lavezzi with a cross following a set piece situation.

66'

Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 66'

66'

Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 66'

65'

Branislav Ivanovic

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Foul by Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea).

65'

Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 65'

65'

Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).

65'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 65'

65'

Foul by David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain).

64'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 64'

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 64'

63'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 63'

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Ramires (Chelsea) Free Kick at 63'

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Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

63'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 63'

62'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 62'

61'

Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain).

60'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 60'

60'

Attempt blocked. Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

59'

Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ezequiel Lavezzi.

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Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 59'

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John Terry (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 58'

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Gregory Van Der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 58'

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David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 58'

57'

Foul by Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea).

57'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 57'

57'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Gregory Van der Wiel.

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 57'

56'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 56'

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Free Kick at 56'

56'

Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

54'

1 - 1

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 1, Chelsea 1. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Blaise Matuidi with a cross.

54'

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 54'

54'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 54'

54'

Foul by Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea).

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Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 53'

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Maxwell (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 53'

52'

Gregory Van Der Wiel

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Foul by Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain).

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Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Free Kick at 52'

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Hand ball by David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain).

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 52'

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Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 51'

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Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

51'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 51'

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Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 50'

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Free Kick at 50'

50'

Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain).

49'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Free Kick at 49'

49'

Willian (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

49'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Free Kick at 49'

49'

Foul by Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain).

47'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 47'

46'

Gregory Van Der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 46'

46'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 46'

46'

Second Half begins Paris Saint Germain 0, Chelsea 1.

46'

First Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 0, Chelsea 1.

45'

Attempt missed. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

43'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

42'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 42'

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Foul by Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea).

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Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 40'

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Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 40'

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Gregory Van Der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 39'

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Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 38'

36'

0 - 1

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 0, Chelsea 1. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Gary Cahill following a set piece situation.

36'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 36'

36'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 36'

35'

Foul by Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain).

35'

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 35'

34'

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Thibaut Courtois.

34'

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain ) Corner Kick at 34'

34'

Attempt saved. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) header from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ezequiel Lavezzi with a cross.

34'

Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 34'

33'

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by César Azpilicueta.

33'

Attempt blocked. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

33'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 33'

33'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 33'

32'

Foul by David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain).

32'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 32'

32'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 32'

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Willian (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 32'

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Diego Costa (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 32'

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 32'

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Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 32'

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Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 31'

30'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 30'

29'

Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain).

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César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 28'

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Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 28'

27'

Dangerous play by David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain).

27'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 27'

27'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 27'

26'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 26'

26'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

24'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 24'

23'

Attempt missed. Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a cross.

23'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 23'

23'

John Terry (Chelsea) Free Kick at 23'

23'

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Blaise Matuidi tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside.

20'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 20'

19'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

19'

Attempt blocked. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Blaise Matuidi.

19'

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 19'

18'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 18'

18'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

18'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 18'

18'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 18'

17'

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

16'

Gregory Van Der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 16'

15'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 15'

14'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 14'

13'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

11'

Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Blaise Matuidi with a cross.

11'

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 11'

11'

Attempt saved. Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Edinson Cavani with a cross.

11'

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain ) Assists Shot at 11'

10'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Free Kick at 10'

9'

Foul by Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint Germain).

9'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Throw In at 9'

8'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Free Kick at 8'

8'

Foul by Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain).

8'

David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 8'

7'

Hand ball by Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea).

7'

Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain ) Blocked Pass at 7'

7'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 7'

4'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Free Kick at 4'

4'

Foul by Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain).

3'

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain ) Free Kick at 3'

3'

Foul by César Azpilicueta (Chelsea).

1'

Kickoff

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Possession

54%
46%
  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Chelsea

Shots

14
2

Shots on target

7
1

Fouls

20
20

Corners

7
1

Yellow Cards

2
2

Red Cards

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Head to Head

Paris SG1 - 1Chelsea
Chelsea2 - 0Paris SG
Paris SG3 - 1Chelsea
Chelsea0 - 0Paris SG
Paris SG0 - 3Chelsea

Paris SG

  • 30Salvatore Sirigu
  • 23Gregory Van Der Wiel
  • 17Maxwell
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 24Marco Verratti
  • 14Blaise Matuidi
  • 10Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • 32David Luiz
  • 22Ezequiel Lavezzi
  • -> Javier Pastore
  • 9Edinson Cavani
  • Subs
  • 21Lucas Digne
  • 1Nicolas Douchez
  • 25Adrien Rabiot
  • 34Presnel Kimpembe
  • 15Jean-Christophe Bahebeck
  • 6Zoumana Camara

Chelsea

  • 13Thibaut Courtois
  • 2Branislav Ivanovic
  • 26John Terry
  • 24Gary Cahill
  • 28César Azpilicueta
  • 7Ramires
  • 10Eden Hazard
  • 21Nemanja Matic
  • 4Cesc Fàbregas
  • -> Oscar
  • 22Willian
  • -> Juan Cuadrado
  • 19Diego Costa
  • -> Loïc Rémy
  • Subs
  • 3Filipe Luis
  • 11Didier Drogba
  • 5Kurt Zouma
  • 1Petr Cech

Chelsea take draw at Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League

Stubborn resistance and a Branislav Ivanovic header earned Chelsea a 1-1 draw in the Champions League last-16 first leg with Paris St Germain at Parc des Princes.

Jose Mourinho's men are well placed to advance to the quarter-finals after Ivanovic netted a vital away goal, although Edinson Cavani equalised and PSG showed enough for Chelsea to be wary in the second leg on March 11.

Chelsea advanced to the semi-finals at PSG's expense last term on away goals after losing 3-1 in Paris and Demba Ba's last-gasp strike in the return in London.

The Blues had won just once in six prior attempts on French soil, at PSG in Mourinho's first European match as boss in September 2004.

With striker Diego Costa restored following his disputed three-match ban for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can and returns for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, defender Gary Cahill and playmaker Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea were at full strength against an injury-depleted PSG, who started with former Chelsea defender David Luiz in midfield.

Luiz stated on the eve of the match that Chelsea were a better team than last season and they fared better than on their last trip to Paris.

Chelsea's bus became stuck entering the stadium and Zlatan Ibrahimovic caused the visitors all kinds of difficulties once the match began.

Courtois made three saves from headers in the first half, the pick from Cavani, before Ivanovic's header against the run of play.

Cavani equalised after losing Cahill to meet Blaise Matuidi's cross and both the Uruguay striker and Ibrahimovic had chances to double PSG's lead.

The Swede was denied by Courtois in stoppage time to leave Chelsea in control of the tie heading to Stamford Bridge.

There are three weeks and a day before the return, by which time Chelsea's confidence may be boosted by silverware, with the Capital One Cup final against Tottenham on March 1.




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