[Teams] Chelsea vs Benfica: Confirmed Line-ups
Chelsea welcome Benfica to Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their Champions League quarter final with a date against Barcelona at stake. Here’s the teams
Chelsea welcome Benfica to Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their Champions League quarter final with a semi final date with Barcelona at stake.
Roberto Di Matteo lead his side to a 1-0 away win in the first leg and should the Blues avoid defeat tonight they will secure a two-legged tie with current champions Barca in the next round.
Fernando Torres continues up front and is supported by Kalou and Mata. Mikel is once again trusted in midfield alongside Lampard and Ramires.
Here are the confirmed line-ups
Cech; Ivanovic, Luiz, Terry, Cole; Mikel, Lampard, Kalou, Mata, Ramires; Torres
SUBS: Turnbull, Essien, Drogba, Meireles, Ferreira, Sturridge, Cahill.
Arthur; M Patel, J Capdevila, Garcia, Emerson; Witsel, Matic; B Cesar, Gaitan, Aymara, Cardozo
SUBS: Eduardo, Nolito, Yannick Djaló, Nélson Oliveira, Rodrigo, Saviola, André Almeida.
We’ll have video highlights up shortly after the final whistle so check back later.
/ 32 mins ago