Chelsea have now lost two games back to back; one to Everton at Goodison Park and a home lost to Basle in Champions League.
The effect or otherwise of that visit of the club owner will be seen in the days and weeks ahead.
See some of the pictures that captured the mood in Stamford Bridge during and after the game.
Jose couldn't believe his eyes
a section of the fans demanding some action time for Mata
Chelsea players buried their heads
the goal that stunned Stamford Bridge
Abramovich heading towards the tunnel