With France playing draw against Hungary and Germany defeating Portugal group F looks more dangerous as any of the big three teams could be eliminated in the group stage.
A first half goal by Chelsea’s record signing, Kai Havertz, was enough to deny the Citizens their first champions League trophy.
The Chelsea legend has endured a torrid run of recent as his team nosedived from an early title challenge to mid-table showings.
The pair have had an underwhelming run of play recently, eliciting raised eyebrows about their hefty transfer fee.
The German playmaker will consequently miss tonight’s UEFA Champions League encounter against French side Rennes.