Several of the Chelsea squad flocked to Instagram in a way of rejoicing their recent Champions League scalp over Atletico Madrid.
Olivier Giroud’s second half stunner was enough to separate the sides, but the Blues thoroughly deserved their win.
They kept the La Liga leaders under wraps all night, denying Luis Suarez, Joao Felix, and co. a single shot on target.
Thomas Tuchel’s team also secured the away goal advantage that could be crucial for the reverse leg at Stamford Bridge next month.
It was certainly a night for celebration from the Chelsea camp.
Marcos Alonso praised the Blues performance, with one eye remaining on the second tie.
Captain Cesar Azpilicueta got involved. The Spaniard took a mature approach by congratulating all of his teammates.
Timo Werner, who had hit another blank in front of goal, wanted to praise the Chelsea striker who did manage to find his target.
Antonio Rudiger rightly acknowledged Chelsea’s clean sheet, their fifth in Europe this season.
His battle with Suarez was a highlight of the evening, with the German largely coming out on top.
It was a big evening for Callum Hudson-Odoi, not only because of the grand occasion.
Many wanted to see he would react after his interaction with Tuchel against Southampton.
The 20-year-old played as if nothing had ever happened.
Edouard Mendy jumped on the bandwagon as well by perfectly summarising how Chelsea were on the night.
Chelsea host Madrid again in three weeks’ time and will be hoping to see plenty more positive posts after the final whistle.