Hudson-Odoi steals Willians thunder as Chelsea cut Dynamo Kyiv adrift

Callum Hudson-Odoi sealed Chelseas 3-0 win against Dynamo Kyiv in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie There was a period when this breeze of a victory served as a reminder to those clamouring for youth that Chelseas elder statesmen are far from spent forces just yet. Pedro and Willian, 30-something wingers both, whose contracts expire next year, had dismantled Dynamo Kyiv with such pace and skill that the job felt virtually complete when Maurizio Sarri, as if playing to the gallery, dispatched his tyros into the fray for the dregs of the occasion. Yet there is simply too much about Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi, the current darlings of these parts, to allow even a fleeting opportunity …