Chelsea Champions League draw: Blues to face Ajax, Valencia and Lille in 2019 group stage

Jack Rathborn
The Independent

Chelsea will play Ajax in Group H of this season's Champions League group stage.

The Blues are back in the competition after a year out and enter as Europa League winners.

Joining Frank Lampard's side and last year's semi-finalists are Valencia and Lille in what appears to be a wide open group.

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Fixtures (8pm KO unless stated)

September 17: Valencia (h)

October 2: Lille (a)

October 23: Ajax (a) - 17: 55

November 5: Ajax (h)

November 27: Valencia (a) - 17:55

December 10: Lille (h)

Frank Lampard's side will hope the minimal travel will work in their favour in their top four battle.

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