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Academy graduates send Chelsea through with CL win over Juve


AP Global Soccer Writer

LONDON (AP) — Three Chelsea academy graduates scored in a 4-0 victory over Juventus that secured a place in the round of 16 of the Champions League. Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi all netted for the European champions. Timo Werner completed the rout that sent Chelsea top of Group H with a game to spare ahead of Juventus. Getting a pipeline of talent from the youth system to the first team has been a long-time challenge at a club with the wealth of Roman Abramovich to invest in transfers during the 18 years of his ownership.

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