Emerson Palmieri discovered Giroud who beat Denis Scherbitski on the close to submit for the all necessary objective.
The Blues held on to qualify with two matches to spare and lengthen their unbeaten run to 17 video games, since August’s Group Protect loss to Manchester Metropolis.
After seeing his striker break his barren run, boss Sarri mentioned: “I am happy for him [Giroud].
“And so for his confidence I feel it is crucial. However, I do not need him to be fearful about scoring, as a result of for us he is crucial, very helpful.”
In Russia, Rangers let a lead slip thrice as two objectives within the house of a minute consigned Steven Gerrard’s aspect to a 4-Three defeat by Spartak Moscow.
An early personal objective and strikes from Daniel Candeias and Glenn Middleton every put Rangers forward with the guests 3-2 in entrance close to the top of a breathless first half.
However Luiz Adriano headed one other equaliser within the 58th minute and Connor Goldson, who scored a first-half personal objective, inadvertently diverted Sofiane Hanni’s strike into the online seconds later.
In a few of the different high-profile matches, Dynamo Kiev defeated Rennes 3-1, Fenerbache gained 2-Zero in opposition to Anderlecht, Sevilla beat Akhisar 3-2 away, Socceroo Danny Vukovic’s Genk drew 1-1 with Besiktas whereas Lazio beat Marseille 2-1.