Unlike Torres, his compatriot Alvaro Morata has had no problems adapting to life at Chelsea and he showcased his deft touch to make space for a curling shot that flashed just wide.
England will have a record five teams in the draw for the last-16 of the Champions League but it will take a repeat of their knockout stage dominance from a decade ago for talk of a new era of Premier League success to be justified. "We are Chelsea. We can face any team". The number of English sides finishing at the top of their group, means that Chelsea only have a few options when it comes round to the draw.
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Researchers unveil 3.6 million-year-old rare skeleton of human ancestor
The team of researchers associated with the study has displayed the nearly complete fossil of Australopithecus on Wednesday. The exact age of the skeleton remains a mystery, but it is believed to be around 3.67 million years old.
With Roma always expected to beat Qarabag, Chelsea knew only a win would be enough to guarantee top spot.
The Blues finished behind Serie A club AS Roma to throw up the possibility of Chelsea facing La Liga leaders Barcelona or Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain in the next round. Barca are also restricted in terms of who they can face in the last-16 as they cannot be drawn against fellow Spanish sides Real Madrid or Sevilla - or Juventus, who they shared a group with.
We will remind that on Wednesday, December 6, is the only representative of Ukraine Donetsk "Shakhtar" will try to win a ticket to the playoffs of the Champions League: our website holds online text of "Shakhtar" - "Manchester city".
These restrictions are removed ahead of the quarter-finals.
UEFA blazers gather in Nyon, Switzerland to decide the ties. Group winners will be away in the first legs.