Sides remain scoreless after first half in Madrid

Atletico Madrid 0 Chelsea 0

Atletico Madrid 0 Chelsea 0

Chances were at a premium for both sides as Chelsea and Atletico Madrid played out a goalless first half in tonight’s Group D clash at the Vicente Calderon stadium.

Former Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes had one of the best efforts for the hosts, with his curling 25-yard effort bringing a one-handed save out of Petr Cech.

For Chelsea, who would guarantee themselves a spot in the last 16 with a win tonight, Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou and Frank Lampard all tried their luck but could not find the target.

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