STUNNING free-kicks from Willian and Olivier Giroud salvaged a degree for Chelsea at Vidi tonight.
Having rested a hatful of first-teamers, the Blues set about finishing their Europa League group stage with a sixth win out of six.
And after a scrappy begin, it was Willian who produced the second of magic to interrupt the impasse.
The Brazilian star whipped a shocking free-kick into the underside nook from 20 yards as Chelsea’s quest for a 100 per cent group report acquired off to a flyer.
However Vidi equalised nearly instantly as, below two minutes later, Ethan Ampadu nodded the ball into his personal internet from a harmful nook.
The Blues suffered one other blow simply earlier than half-time too, as Alvaro Morata was taken off with what appeared like a nasty knee damage.
Issues went from unhealthy to worse too early within the second-half, as Loic Nego volleyed a chic shot previous Willy Caballero after a quickfire Vidi counter-attack.
Substitute Olivier Giroud hit again for Chelsea although with 15 minutes remaining as he rifled in an unstoppable free-kick to equalise.
It was the Frenchman’s fourth aim in as many Europa League video games this season.
Regardless of huffing and puffing for the ultimate few moments, Chelsea – regardless of their 80 per cent possession – failed to interrupt the impasse and 2-2 it completed.