Chelsea who have already secured the top spot will host Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon tonight in London.
Kick-off: Wednesday, 19:45 GMT
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)
Chelsea will be without John Terry, Willian and star attacker Eden Hazard as the boss Jose Mourinho has decided to give them a rest. But Diego Costa will start despite of a minor fitness issue.Also, the Blues manager has added a teenager Ruben Loftus-Cheek in the squad for tonight’s clash.
For Sporting Lisbon, star winger Luis Nani is expected to miss due to a thigh injury. While Cédric Soares is suspended for this game.
- Chelsea have the highest shooting accuracy in the Champions League this season (62.69%).
- Eden Hazard has completed 38 dribbles, more than any other player in the Champions League this season.
- Sporting have never earned a clean sheet against English sides on their grounds.
- Sporting have conceded two own goals, more than any other club in the Champions League this season.
Chelsea 2 – 0 Sporting Lisbon.
Sporting Lisbon have not secured their spot, a draw would be enough for them to ensure their place in the knockout stages. The Portuguese side have only qualified once in the history of Champion League.
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