Chelsea will need another Munich miracle in the second leg on March 18 to overturn the deficit at the Allianz Arena, where they famously beat the German club in the 2012 Champions League final.
Several announcements were made over Tottenham's public address system saying "racist behaviour from spectators is interfering with the game" while referee Anthony Taylor stopped the game to talk to the players.
Everton said the club and Kick It Out had received reports of a homophobic chant being aimed at Chelsea’s fans by a small section of the home crowd during Saturday’s match.
The club is now free to sign new players in the January transfer window after a FIFA-imposed ban was reduced on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
The striker, who is the all-time leading scorer in the Australian and American leagues and was shortlisted twice for FIFA Player of the Year, believes playing in Chelsea will give her the opportunity to win trophies.
Chelsea were also 2-0 victors against Crystal Palace as they too jumped above Manchester City into third.
Tanny Abraham was subjected to racial abuse on social media after he took a decisive penalty on Wednesday and saw his effort saved by goalkeeper Adrian, which handed European champions Liverpool the UEFA Supercup.
Two of the biggest football clubs have travelled to Turkey to battle it out for a prized trophy. Turkey's Vodafone Park in Istanbul will host this year's UEFA Super Cup.
The match will be refereed by France's Stephanie Frappart, making Wednesday's Super Cup the first major men's European final to be refereed by a woman.
The season-opening match was Frank Lampard's debut as a Premier League coach for Chelsea.
Real did not reveal the fee but Spanish media reports said they have agreed to pay Chelsea $114 million for the Belgium international, who was set to become a free agent in June 2020.
Cardiff City’s football team manager says the club needs 10 points from their six remaining games to be able to stay in the Premier League.
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