Basel 1 Chelsea 0

By Paul Lagan
Last updated : 27 November 2013

Despite not even having a shot on target and losing 1-0 in Basel, Chelsea progress into the knockout stages of the Champions League.
The 0-0 draw in the other match in Group E between Steaua Bucharest and Schalke means the Blues stay top of the pile.
An excellent strike from Mohamed Slah's late on was enough to undo the Blues and Jose Mourinho was in no mood to praise his side, instead explaining they deserved to lose and consequently can feel a tad lucky to be through with a game to spare.
"The only positive thing is that we go through," explained Mourinho.
"But not because we got the result. In the end we qualified which is our first objective and now we have the last match at home to finish first.

"I want to praise Basel. They won because we were sleeping in the last minutes but they won also because they were the best team and they deserved to win."
Quite.

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