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2018-19 UEFA Europa League, Group Stage
  • Olivier Giroud (27', 37')
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi (60')
  • Álvaro Morata (78')
  • Yevhen Khacheridi (7')

Olivier Giroud double keeps Chelsea perfect with 4-0 win against PAOK

Olivier Giroud, right, celebrates with Chelsea teammates after scoring a goal against PAOK in the Europa League. Getty Images

Chelsea made it five wins in five tries in the Europa League with a convincing 4-0 win against 10-man PAOK at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

Olivier Giroud scored two first-half goals -- taking his tally to four in his last three games -- to set the hosts on their way after PAOK had Yevhen Khacheridi shown a straight red card in the seventh minute for tripping the France international just outside the penalty area.

Chelsea starlet Callum Hudson-Odoi then beat PAOK goalkeeper Alexandros Paschalakis at the near post with a low line drive before setting up Alvaro Morata to head home the Blues' fourth goal from an inch-perfect cross.

Maurizio Sarri's side were already through to the round of 32 as group winners and play their final match before the knockout rounds against Hungarian side Vidi.

UEFA Europa League Standings

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