Arsenal's 100 percent record in the UEFA Europa League came to a halt on Thursday night, as Sporting Lisbon held them to a 0-0 draw at the Emirates Stadium.
Olivier Giroud returned to action for Chelsea and was back among the goals as his opener proved to be the only goal in a narrow Europa League win over BATE Borisov.
Unai Emery has made wholesale changes to the side that drew against Liverpool as Arsenal prepare to take on Sporting Lisbon in a UEFA Europa League tie.
Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud both return to the starting eleven for Chelsea as they face BATE Borisov away in the UEFA Europa League.
Chelsea will be looking to continue their godly 2018-19 form as they travel to face BATE Borisov in the UEFA Europa League in a Group L encounter.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery is likely to make a number of changes to the starting XI, when his team take on Sporting Lisbon on Thursday.
Arsenal will be aiming to extend their unbeaten run to 15 games, when they welcome Sporting Lisbon for their UEFA Europa League Group E encounter on Thursday.
Top spot in Group F of the UEFA Europa League will be up for grabs when Real Betis welcome AC Milan to Estadio Benito Villamarin on Thursday
Ruben Loftus-Cheek went home with the match ball as his hattrick helped Chelsea to a 3-1 win over BATE Borisov in the UEFA Europa League
Arsenal ensured a first-ever victory in Portugal courtesy of a solitary Danny Welbeck goal to keep their winning run to take control of their group in the Europa League.