[Teams] BATE Borisov vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups For The Europa League Clash

By on November 8, 2018


Chelsea will look to secure progression to the knockout stages of the Europa League with a win over BATE Borisov in Belarus this evening [5.55pm kick-off].

Maurizio Sarri has made some changes to the side that beat Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon with Gary Cahill and Andreas Christensen coming in to the back four. Davide Zappacosta and Emerson Palmeiri also get recalls in defence.

Mateo Kovacic comes in to the midfield after being named on the bench last time out while Olivier Giroud returns up front in place of Alvaro Morata – who’s been left back in west London to rest ahead of the game against Everton on Sunday.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:


Scherbitski, Filipovic, Filipenko, Volkov, Rios, Dragun, Hleb, Baga, Stasevich, Skavysh, Signevich.

Subs: Chichkan, Yablonski, Berezkin, Ivanic, Tuominen, Polyakov, Moukam


Kepa; Zappacosta, Cahill, Christensen, Emerson; Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Barkley; Pedro, Giroud, Hazard.

Subs: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Ampadu, Kante, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Willian


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