Chelsea vs Krasnodar
Competition: UEFA Champions League
Venue: Krasnodar Stadium
Date: October 28
Kick off: 21:55
Managers: Frank Lampard, Murad Musayev
Chelsea team news:
- Thiago Silva played the full 90 at the weekend and Frank Lampard must decide who partners the Brazilian at the back after moving to a three-man defence at Old Trafford.
- Marcos Alonso is suspended for Chelsea, while Billy Gilmour and Kepa are injured.
- Hakim Ziyech is still waiting to make his full debut for the Blues following his arrival from Aja
Krasnodar team news:
- Krasnodar will hope to have Remy Cabella available after his COVID-19 test came back inconclusive last week.
- Viktor Claesson, Ari, Dmitrity Stotskiy and Wanderson Maciel will all be assessed for the Russian side.
- Yuri Gazinskiy could come in for Tonny Vilhena to shore up the midfield.
Chelsea possible line-up: Mendy, Chilwell, Silva, Zouma, James, Jorginho, Kante, Pulisic, Mount, Havertz, Werner
Krasnodar possible line-up: Safonov, Sorokin, Petrov, Ramirez, Kaio, Olsson, Gazinkiy, Cabella, Utkin, Smolinkov, Berg
Prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Krasnodar