It's been almost a month since the Chelsea striker injured his ankle during a Champions League game against Malmo.
Malmo, the Swedish champion, has lost all three of its group games and has yet to score so far in the Champions League.
Chelsea dominated the ball in the early stages but it was the home side who had the first real chances of the game, both of which came after pouncing on sloppy passes in midfield.
Romelu Lukaku scored at Stamford Bridge for the first time on Saturday as his double inspired Chelsea's 3-0 win against Aston Villa.
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Only 15 minutes into his second debut for Chelsea, Romelu Lukaku was gifted the space to run and sweep in the goal he’d waited almost a decade to score.
Romelu Lukaku is new Chelsea no 9: Morata, Falcao and three others who wore the iconic jersey at Stamford Bridge
Now that Tammy Abraham has moved to Serie with AS Roma, Lukaku will be donning the no 9 shirt for Chelsea -- a shirt that has not been lucky for many players.
The Belgium striker is back at the London club where he spent three seasons from 2011, though he was out on loan for two of those years.
Lukaku was on Chelsea's books for three years between 2014 and 2017, but made just 15 appearances as he spent two of those three seasons on loan.
Belgium grabbed a lifeline just before half-time when Romelu Lukaku converted a penalty after Nicolo Barella and Lorenzo Insigne scored first-half goals for the Azzurri in Munich.
The 28-year-old Lukaku said he needs to take his “hat off” to Ronaldo for his “impressive" career numbers.
Lukaku again scored two goals at Russia on Saturday, with the origins of the goals in the 3-0 win eerily similar to those of 11 years ago.
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Lukaku gave Belgium an early lead, then shouted "Chris, Chris, stay strong -- I love you" into a pitchside camera during the celebration for his opening goal.
Belgium, the world's top-ranked side, beat the 2018 World Cup runners up 1-0 thanks to a first half goal from in-form Romelu Lukaku, fresh from winning the Serie A title with Inter Milan.
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