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.