Chelsea 4-0 Bordeaux
By Phil McNulty
Frank Lampard wheels away after scoring Chelsea's opener
Chelsea opened their Champions League campaign in emphatic fashion with a comfortable win against Bordeaux.
Frank Lampard headed Chelsea in front after only 14 minutes from Jose Bosingwa's perfect right-wing cross.
Joe Cole then glanced in Lampard's corner on the half-hour as Chelsea took complete control.
Florent Malouda added the third with a driven left-foot shot eight minutes from time and Nicolas Anelka tapped in a fourth in injury time.
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Bordeaux were tame opposition, with Chelsea keeper Petr Cech not forced into serious action at any point, but it was still an impressive show as the Premier League leaders continued the form that has taken them to the summit.
Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari, predictably, named the same team that outclassed Manchester City on Saturday - and they continued in imperious form.
It took last season's runners-up only 14 minutes to take the lead, Lampard arriving in a central position only six yards out to head Bosingwa's superb cross beyond Ulrich Rame.
Rame then saved well from Anelka and John Terry headed Lampard's free-kick just wide before Joe Cole deservedly doubled Chelsea's advantage on the half-hour.
Lampard swung a corner into the near post and the England midfield man rose above the Bordeaux defence to glance home a neat header.
Lampard should have piled on the misery for Bordeaux three minutes later, but he uncharacteristically dragged a simple finish wide from close range.
Bordeaux, as they had to, showed greater ambition after the break and Fernando gave Chelsea a moment of anxiety after 50 minutes when he shot just wide.
Scolari, with the game seemingly under control, decided to make a change on the hour when he sent on fit-again Michael Ballack for Deco.
And Anelka should have wrapped things up almost immediately, but he shot into the side-netting from an angle.
Chelsea had taken their foot off the gas after the break and Scolari went through his full range of arm-waving as he became increasingly agitated with his side.
And his theatrics had the desired effect as they scored a beautifully fashioned third with eight minutes left.
Jon Mikel Obi opened up the Bordeaux defence with a powerful surge, and when Lampard released Malouda with a clever flick, the Frenchman fired an emphatic left-foot finish across Rame.
Ricardo Carvalho then headed against the bar and Anelka drove inches wide as Chelsea ended the game as they begun it, in complete control.
And they rounded off the night in style when Anelka slotted in a simple fourth after substitute Juliano Belletti's long-range shot rebounded into his path off the bar.
Chelsea: Cech, Bosingwa, Carvalho, Terry, Ashley Cole, Obi, Joe Cole (Belletti 74), Deco (Ballack 61), Lampard, Malouda (Kalou 84), Anelka.
Subs Not Used: Hilario, Di Santo, Ferreira, Alex.
Goals: Lampard 14, Joe Cole 30, Malouda 82, Anelka 90.
Bordeaux: Rame, Jurietti, Diawara, Planus, Placente, Diarra, Menegazzo (Ducasse 74), Gouffran (Obertan 65), Gourcuff, Wendell, Chamakh (Cavenaghi 65).
Subs Not Used: Valverde, Henrique, Bellion, Traore.
Ref: Pieter Vink (Holland).
BBC Sport Player Rater man of the match: Chelsea's Frank Lampard 8.03 (on 90 minutes).