The services of Nigeria international Victor Moses were not required by Chelsea as they returned to Champions League football with a bang on Tuesday.

Conte preferred to rest Moses for the London derby against Arsenal on Sunday and Davide Zappacosta was brought in against Qarabag.

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The Blues were in ruthless form as they pumped six goals past the hapless Azerbaijani team who are making their debut in this stage of the Champions League.

The Blues dominated from start to finish at Stamford Bridge, with Pedro, Davide Zappacosta, Cesar Azpilicueta, Tiemoue Bakayoko all getting on the scoresheet before a late own goal from Maksim Medvedev completed the rout.

With Zappacosta scoring on his full debut for Chelsea, many feel Moses will have to be on his toes to retain his spot in the starting 11.

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