Chelsea Beats Spartak Moscow 2-0, Maintains Perfect Champions League Start

Chelsea beat Spartak Moscow 2-0 to maintain its perfect start to group play in European soccer’s Champions League.

Yury Zhirkov and Nicolas Anelka scored at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Chelsea won its third straight group game. The Blues lead Group F with nine points, three more than Spartak. Marseille plays MSK Zilina in the other group match later.

Six other games are on today’s schedule, including nine- time European champion Real Madrid hosting seven-time winner AC Milan in Group G.

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