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Analysis – Four things learned from Slavia Prague 0-1 Chelsea

Slavia Prague v Chelsea - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final : First Leg
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Chelsea took a step towards the Europa League semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Slavia Prague in the Czech Republic.

With a top-four finish in their sights, Chelsea’s focus is elsewhere at this point in the campaign.

The Europa League has been kinder to them than the Premier League this season, though, and that continued on Thursday.

Handed the best of the ties in this round the Blues took advantage of their superiority with a 1-0 victory away from home.

Marco Alonso’s goal proved to be the difference between the two sides as the Spaniard headed home a cross to bag the crucial away goal and winner for his team. Here’s what we learned from the game: