CHELSEA   2003/04
      Champions League

Because of terrorist bombings in Istanbul, the Besiktas v Chelsea Group G match was played at the Arena AufSchalke in Germany.


Chelsea qualified for the Champions League by finishing fourth in the Premier Division in 2002/03.

3rd Qualifying Round
1st Leg Wed Aug 13 MSK Zilina (Slovakia) Away Won 2-0
2nd Leg Tue Aug 26 MSK Zilina Home Won 3-0
Won 5-0 on aggregate.
Champions League Group Stage
Group G Tue Sep 16 Sparta Prague (Czech Republic) Away Won 1-0
Group G Wed Oct 1 Besiktas (Turkey) Home Lost 0-2
Group G Wed Oct 22 Lazio (Italy) Home Won 2-1
Group G Tue Nov 4 Lazio Away Won 4-0
Group G Wed Nov 26 Sparta Prague Home Drew 0-0
Group G Tue Dec 9 Besiktas Away Won 2-0
Chelsea won the Group and qualified for the first knock-out stage. Full Group results and table.
Champions League First Knock-Out Round
1st Leg Wed Feb 25 VfB Stuttgart (Germany) Away Won 1-0
2nd Leg Tue Mar 9 VfB Stuttgart Home Drew 0-0
Won 1-0 on aggregate.
1st Leg Wed Mar 24 Arsenal (England) Home Drew 1-1
2nd Leg Tue Apr 6 Arsenal Away Won 2-1
Won 3-2 on aggregate.
1st Leg Tue Apr 20 Monaco (France) Away Lost 1-3
2nd Leg Wed May 5 Monaco   Home Drew 2-2
Lost 3-5 on aggregate.