[Teams] Chelsea vs Maccabi Tel Aviv: Confirmed Line-Ups
Chelsea will look kick start their season when they entertain Maccabi Tel Aviv in their Champions League opener at Stamford Bridge. Here are the line-ups:
Chelsea will look kick start their flagging season when they entertain Maccabi Tel Aviv in their Champions League opener at Stamford Bridge this evening.
Jose Mourinho has decided to freshen things up following Saturday’s disappointing 3-1 defeat to Everton with several key men left out tonight.
Skipper John Terry has been dropped to the bench with Gary Cahill coming in to captain the side tonight, while Baba Rahman makes his first start at left back with Cesar Azpilicueta moving over to replace Branislav Ivanovic.
Nemanja Matic is also left out with youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek starting in midfield while Loic Remy replaces Diego Costa up top. Oscar returns to the starting eleven following injury.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Begovic; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Cahill, Baba Rahman; Loftus-Cheek, Fabregas; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Remy.
Subs: Blackman, Terry, Ivanovic, Ramires, Matic, Traore, Diego Costa.
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Rajkovic, Shpungin, Tibi, Ben Harush, Ben Haim I, Alberman, Zahavi, Rikan, Mitrovic, Igiebor, Ben Haim II.
Subs: Lifshitz, Carlos Garcia, Miha, Vermouth, Peretz, Itzhaki, Radonjic
What’s your predicted score now we’ve seen the teams?
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