Thursday's Champions League draw in Monaco saw Chelsea placed in Group G where they will face Schalke 04, Sporting Clube de Portugal and NK Maribor. The Blues have failed to progress from the group stages of the competition on only one occasion, the season following their final triumph over Bayern Munich in 2012. Despite being matched with fairly modest opposition, manager Jose Mourinho will be taking nothing for granted as he plots qualification to the knockout stages.
Champions League group stage
A: Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Olympiakos, Malmo
B: Real Madrid, Basel, Liverpool, Ludogorets
C: Benfica, Zenit, Leverkusen, Monaco
D: Arsenal, Dortmund, Galatasaray, Anderlecht
E: Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow, Man City, Roma
F: Barcelona, PSG, Ajax, APOEL
G: Chelsea, Schalke, Sporting, Maribor
H: Porto, Shakhtar, Athletic Bilbao, BATE
Bundesliga side Sc...