Chelsea take on Roma tonight in London in a massive Champions League fixture. The English champions are on top of group C going into tonight’s match with six points. Roma sit just behind them on four points, and both sides already know they won’t be passed by the other two teams in the group. Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 in Azerbaijan with Qarabag in an early kickoff.
Alvaro Morata returns
The big news tonight for Chelsea is the return of Alvaro Morata. The striker has been injured for the last two Premier League games. The club have greatly missed the goal scorer in that time. The team are coming off of an away loss to lonely Crystal Palace at the weekend.
Roma starting XI
Roma are coming off of a loss at the weekend to Serie A table toppers Napoli. The team is looking for a response going into tonight’s match with Chelsea. Their starting XI has no room for Daniele De Rossi, but features former Manchester City striker Eden Dzeko.
Chelsea starting XI
Chelsea will play a 3-5-2 formation with David Luiz taking a place in midfield. Eden Hazard will partner Morata in the attack.
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