Chelsea vs Zenit: Possible starting XI, team news, injury updates, and more
Chelsea will be back in action in the UEFA Champions League and their first match will be against Zenit in front of their home fans. The defending Champions will be hoping to continue their impressive form in this season UCL after defeating Manchester City in last season final with a convincing victory.Chelsea have one of the strongest squad Depth in this season campaign and playing against Zenit will be an opportunity for the blues to kick off their defending campaign with a convincing victory in front of their fans.
Chelsea Vs Zenit Head-To-Head Statistics
Chelsea will be playing against Zenit for the first time in competitive Football. Both teams have zero record of head to head stats in her history of the UEFA Champions League.
The blues will be hoping to win their first match against Zenit with a convincing result in other to start their campaign on a high note.
Chelsea started this season English premier league match on a convincing note after playing 4 consecutive unbeaten games this season.
The blues have won 3 of their last five fixtures this season and the recent one was a 3:0 victory against Aston Villa in the English premier league.Possible Line Up
Thomas Tuchel will be naming his strongest line up against Zenit at Stamford Bridge. After making 6 changes against Aston Villa, the likes of Kante, Ben Chilwell, Reece James will be welcomed back into the starting line up.
Edouard Mendy, Thiago Silva, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Reece James, Ben Chilwel, Jorginho, Kante, Mason Mount, Timo Werner, Romelu Lukaku.
Christian Pulisic is the only player that is likely to miss the match against Zenit due to ankle Injury. The US International sustained the Injury during the International break and he is likely to miss he match on Tuesday.Zenit
Playing against Chelsea will require additional efforts and the visiting team will be hoping to upset Chelsea on Tuesday night.
Zenit won their last league match by 3:1 and that will be a great boost for them to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Possible Line Up
Kerzhakov, Karavaev, Lovren, Rakitskiy, Santos, Kuzyaev, Barrios, Erokhin, Wendel, Dzyyuba, Azmoun