IN PICTURES: STEAUA BUCHAREST V CHELSEA

Posted on: Wed 02 Oct 2013

It was a night to remember for the Blues in Romania as we beat Steaua Bucharest 4-0 at the city's National Arena. Here, the official Chelsea website looks back at the trip through images...

Jose Mourinho ahead of Steaua game

On the eve of the game, as is always the case with European matches, Jose Mourinho addressed the world's media down in the basement of the National Arena.

Jose Mourinho, John Terry and Frank Lampard

Immediately after it was time for Mourinho to oversee our final training session ahead of the game. Here, he shares a joke with captain John Terry and Frank Lampard.

John Swift scores against Steaua

On the afternoon of the first team game, our Under-19s led the way with a 4-0 win over Steaua in the UEFA Youth League. It was an impressive display by Dermot Drummy's youngsters with John Swift [pictured above] and Alex Kiwomya each scoring a brace.

Chelsea team v Steaua Bucharest

A few hours' later it was down to business for the first team. Here, the players pose for their pre-match team shot prior to kick-off.

Ramires celebrates his second goal against Steaua

Frank Lampard and Oscar are first on the scene to offer Ramires their congratulations after the Brazilian scored his second and our third goal on the night to put the game to bed.

John Terry and Petr Cech

A concerned Terry checks on the welfare of Petr Cech after the goalkeeper collided with the post after making a save during the second half.

Chelsea players in Bucharest

It was all smiles at the final whistle as the players, after a brilliant display, thanked the travelling Chelsea faithful high up in the stands for their support.