[Teams] Napoli vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-ups
Chelsea play Italian side Napoli at the intimidating Stadio San Paolo tonight in their Champions League last 16 first leg tie, here are the confirmed teams.
Chelsea play Italian side Napoli at the intimidating Stadio San Paolo tonight in their Champions League last 16 first leg tie, and we have the confirmed teams for you.
Andre Villas-Boas recieved a blow shortly before kick off with the news that Captain John Terry will miss between 6-8 weeks after aggravating a knee injury, so he misses out tonight.
There are also some surprise names on the Chelsea bench tonight with Cole, Essien, Lampard and Torres all being left out. Jose Bosingwa starts at left back, while Frenchman Malouda gets a chance to impress in midfield. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
De Sanctis, Aronica, Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Maggio, Hamsik, Zuniga, Gargano, Inler, Cavani, Lavezzi
SUBS: Rosati, Grava, Fernandez, Britos, Dzemaili, Dossena, Pandev
Cech – Ivanovic, Cahill, Luiz, Bosingwa – Ramires, Meireles, Malouda – Sturridge, Drogba, Mata
SUBS: Turnbull, Cole, Mikel, Essien, Lampard, Kalou and Torres.
We’ll have video highlights from the game shortly after the final whistle, so check back later.
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