Drogba raised the roof at Stamford Bridfe, just after half time, when he curled a shot from the edge og the box into the left corner, behind Barcelona goalkeeper Valdes.
The Blues were close to extend their lead, when Barcelona had to go on the attack. Chelsea goalkeeper Hilario did not have a tough time, as the visitors failed to put him under pressure.
Hilario – Boulahrouz, Carvalho, Terry, A. Cole – Essien, Makelele, Lampard – Ballack, Sjevsjenko, Drogba. Subs: Ma-Kalambay, J. Cole, Geremi, Robben, Bridge, Ferreira, Kalou.
Valdes – Zambrotta, Puyol, Marques, van Bronckhorst – Xavi, Edmilson, Deco – Messi, Gudjohnsen, Ronaldinho. Subs: Jorquera, Motta, Giuly, Thuram, Saviola, Oleguer, Iniesta.