Chelsea team news, analysis and possible lineup against fc porto
Chelsea team news ahead of their crucial second leg game against fc porto in the champions league later today.
With a comfortable 2-0 win in the first leg which was played in spain due to coronavirus travel restriction .
Thomas Tuchel will be looking to cement his side spot in the semi finals , where they would face the winner between real madrid vs liverpool encounter.
A goaless draw would automatically guarantee chelsea a semi final spot in the champions league .
Porto would need three or more goals to perform a magical comeback in this encounter.
Coming from an impressive league win against crystal palace , chelsea will hope to continue their winning streak since bouncing back from their shock westbrom defeat.
A 2-0 win for fc porto will eventually forced the game into an extra time with a possible penalty shootout if the scoreline remain the same.
Tammy Abraham is in the squad , after been left out of the team due to an ankle injury , while Thiago Silva is with squad despite missing the league game against crystal palace due to a red card .
Another player in the squad is N’golo Kante who has traveled with the rest of the squad to spain for the crucial second leg tie.
Chelsea team news : 24 man squad
A 24 man chelsea squad have traveled for the second leg in spain .
Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen
Jorginho, Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante
Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic
Timo Werner, Willy Caballero, Kurt Zouma, Edouard Mendy, Mateo Kovacic
Olivier Giroud, Mason Mount, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta
Kai Havertz, Emerson.
However chelsea head coach , Thomas Tuchel during his match press conference , confirmed he is having a selection delima ahead of the crucial tie as all player are fit and available.