The European champions are three points clear at the top of the Premier League and well-placed to progress from Group H of the Champions League.
The Belgium forward rejoined Chelsea from Inter Milan in August for a fee of around £97 million ($134 million), seven years afer his first spell at Stamford Bridge ended.
Here's all you need to know about the Matchday 2 of UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
Benfica defender Lucas Verissimo was sent off in the 32nd minute and the two-time European champion held out with a veteran back-line pairing of captain Nicolas Otamendi and Jan Vertonghen.
Serie A: Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets 500th club goal to help AC Milan beat Crotone; Lazio win against Cagliari
Ibrahimovic reached the landmark in 825 games, having made his professional debut for Swedish club Malmo in 1999.
Riots in Sweden’s Malmo after anti-Muslim Danish leader blocked from 'Quran-burning rally', given two-year ban
Rasmus Paludan, who was arrested near Malmo ahead of the rally, had last year burnt a Quran wrapped in bacon
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s statue to stay in Malmo, confirm city authorities with final call on location yet to be taken
The much-vandalized statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic is staying in Malmo. Where, exactly, remains to be seen.
Serie A: AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic keeps alive possibility of playing for Swedish-club Hammarby
38-year-old Ibrahimovic, who joined AC Milan in December, is training with the club in which he bought a stake last year while the Serie A season remains suspended.
Europa League: Arsenal suffer shock defeat against Olympiakos; Manchester United, Wolves advance into last 16 with emphatic wins
Arsenal suffered a shock Europa League exit to Olympiakos Piraeus on away goals after a 2-1 extra-time home defeat, while Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers cruised into the last 16 with emphatic aggregate wins.
After nose, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ankles sawn off outside Malmo stadium as vandals attack footballer's statue again
The words “take away” in Swedish were sprayed on the ground close to the statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Vandals chop nose off of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's statue in Stockholm after star's investment in Swedish club Hammarby
Ibrahimovic angered fans of his boyhood club, Malmo, last month when he bought a stake in one of its title rivals, Hammarby
The statue has been a target of angry fans at Zlatan's hometown club ever since Sweden’s record international goalscorer acquired a stake in a rival team
Sweden football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic's statue fenced off as Malmo fans vent fury over Hammarby deal
A fence has been placed around a statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and security guards have been keeping watch after it was vandalised by Malmo football fans furious at the Swedish great for buying a stake in a rival club.
Sweden football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic mars legacy at boyhood club Malmo by investing in rival club Hammarby
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s legacy at Malmo, the Swedish football team where he started his illustrious career, looks to be in tatters after he bought a stake of nearly 25 percent in one of its biggest rivals.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic unveiled a bronze statue of himself on Tuesday near the stadium where he launched his professional career in his hometown of Malmo.
Champions League: Scottish giants Celtic frustrated after latest defeat in qualifying rounds, rue loss of significant funds
After letting go of some of their player for record transfer fees, Celtic failed to replenish its depleted squad which reflected in their defeat to CFR Cluj
Europa League Draw: Arsenal face last-16 debutantes Rennes; Chelsea come up against Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev
After beating Swedish side Malmo 5-1 on aggregate, Chelsea might find the going tougher against Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kiev, who have been known to have an upset or two in them
Europa League: Arsenal and Chelsea reach last-16 with easy wins; Ligue 1 side Rennes make history against Real Betis
Arsenal and Chelsea reached the last-16 of the Europa League after the Gunners comfortably saw off BATE Borisov 3-0 and Maurizio Sarri's troubled side relieved some of the pressure on him with the same scoreline against mediocre Malmo.
Europa League: Antonio Rudiger compares Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri's intense training methods to being at school
Antonio Rudiger has added to Maurizio Sarri's problems by comparing the beleaguered Chelsea manager's intense training methods to being at school.
Europa League: Maurizio Sarri believes he can avoid being sacked if Chelsea mount sustained winning run
Maurizio Sarri insists he expects to avoid being sacked as Chelsea manager if his troubled side can put together a sustained winning run.