[Teams] Basel vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-ups

By on April 25, 2013

Chelsea are in Switzerland to take on FC Basel tonight for the first leg of their Europa League semi final.

The Blues reached the last four with a 5-4 aggregate win over Rubin Kazan in the previous round while Basel edged out Tottenham 4-1 on penalties after the tie had ended 4-4, so it promises to be an exciting encounter this evening.

Boss Rafa Benitez has shuffled his pack once again with Ashley Cole returning at left-back after a three week absence. John Terry starts alongside Branislav Ivanovic while David Luiz plays in central midfield alongside Frank Lampard. Victor Moses also plays with Juan Mata among the subs.

Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game.

Basel Team

Sommer; P Degen, Schar, Dragovic, Park; F Frei; Salah, Die, Elneny, Stocker; Streller.

Subs: Vailati, Sauro, Steinhofer, Diaz, D Degen, Zoua, Cabral.

Chelsea Team

Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Luiz, Lampard, Ramires, Hazard, Moses, Torres.

Subs: Turnbull, Cahill, Bertrand, Mikel, Oscar, Mata, Benayoun.

Now we’ve seen the teams, whats you predicted score for the game? Get involved in the comments section below.

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  1. Ode

    April 25, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Basel 2 Chelsea 1, many people especially Chelsea fans may not be comfortable with my prediction, but in my own opinion it is better to qualify for Uefa Champions League than to win the Ueropa Cup. What do you think?…..

  2. sopuru nnaji

    April 25, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    chelsea will win the game by 2 goals

  3. Opeyemi A1

    April 25, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Basel 0 chelsea 2….. We ll qualify for champions league by d grace of God… Blues til i die…

  4. esteem folasayo

    April 25, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    basel 2-2 chls

  5. amupitan

    April 25, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    Up chelsea,we are going 2 beat basel 2goals to nil,i wil keep on supporting chelsea till i die.

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