Chelsea comes back for 1-1 draw with Maribor in Champions League
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Eden Hazard had a late penalty saved as Chelsea missed a chance to advance from Group G in the Champions League on Wednesday, drawing 1-1 with Maribor.
The Slovenian side took the lead in the 50th minute when Agim Ibraimi's curled strike beat Petr Cech in the Chelsea goal.
Chelsea, which leads the group with eight points, equalized in the 73rd minute through Nemanja Matic who latched onto a John Terry header to score from close range.
Maribor remains rooted to the bottom of the group with three points. Schalke is second on five points, one more than Sporting in third.