Chelsea x Borussia Dortmund: the two teams face each other today (7), at 5 pm (Brasília time), at the Stamford Bridge stadium, in London (ING), in the second leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League. Defeated in the first leg, by 1 to 0, the team commanded by graham potter You need to win to advance to the next level.
Chelsea lineup against Borussia Dortmund
With the weak season in the Premier League – it is only the tenth place in the tournament -, the London team is betting all its chips on the Champions League dispute and will need to win by two or more goals difference to advance to the quarterfinals directly.
In the event of a victory by just one goal difference for the London team, the match will be decided in overtime and, if necessary, on penalties.
“We are playing against a top opponent and it is a great challenge, but at the same time a great opportunity. We’re going to give it our all,” said Chelsea manager Graham Potter.
Once again without being able to count on the injured Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, Graham Potter must use Chalobah in the role to make a trio with Koulibaly and Fofana.
Other Chelsea casualties in today’s clash are: Broja, Mendy, Mount and Kanté.
The London team lineup should include: Kepa; Chalobah, Koulibaly and Fofana; James, Kovacic, Enzo Fernández and Chilwell; Mudryk, João Félix and Havertz
Chelsea v Borussia Dortmund data sheet
- chelsea: Kepa; Chalobah, Koulibaly and Fofana; James, Kovacic, Enzo Fernández and Chilwell; Mudryk, João Félix and Havertz. Technician: Graham Potter.
Embezzlement: Broja, Mendy, Mount, Thiago Silva and Kanté.
- Borussia: Kobel; Wolf, Sule, Schlotterbeck and Guerreiro; Can and Salih Ozcan; Brandt, Bellingham and Reus; Haller. Coach: Edin Terzic.
Embezzlement: Adeyemi, Duranville, Kamara, Morey, Moukoko and Ryerson.
Referee: Danny Makkelie (HOL)
assistants: Rogier Honig (NL) and Jan de Vries (NL)
VAR: Pol van Boekel (HOL)