Chelsea take on FC Porto for the returning leg of their ucl tie after their first leg 2-0 lead
Blues will be considered as ones on home ground today despite the match to be held on same venue as last due to Covid restrictions.
The first was also held on this same location and saw Chelsea triumphant with a 2 goal lead which serves as a major boost to their current spell.
Chelsea may be without their favorite midfielder, N’Golo Kante who Thomas Tuchel has confirmed he won’t risk if he isn’t 100% fit to feature.
The West Londoners are more fired up to win the UEFA Champions League now after thrashing out Atletico Madrid in the previous spell and already 2 goals in advantage on aggregate ground against FC Porto.
Porto manager has promised to provide tough game for Blues today when they meet after he claimed Chelsea’s mega money transfer biz doesn’t guarantee their automatic qualification.
Sérgio Oliveira could be in line for Porto tomorrow after missing the first leg out of injury.
Tammy Abraham has remained unused since returning from injury but likely he could be in action tonight as worries over his future begin to escalate.
First leg goal scorer, Ben Chilwell was in the press with Tuchel yesterday which means he starts today, benching Marcos Alonso who has for a while now missed out.
Mason Mount would be eyeing his second Champions League goal after his first leg’s magical turn fire goal.
Christian Pulisic seems to be finding his superb form already under his former manager who they both spent time together at Borussia Dortmund before Tuchel left for PSG and him for Chelsea.
The American booked two spots on the goal sheet on Saturday and hopes to find the back of Porto’s net when they both meet this night.
Matteo Kovacic has been confirmed a major doubt for tonight’s game after picking up an injury during training sessions earlier ahead of the game. Billy Gilmour could make an appearance in the center.
Chelsea possible line up against FC Porto
Edouard Mendy; Rudiger, Thiago Silver, Cesar Azpilicueta; Ben Chilwell, Jorginho, Billy Gilmour, Mason Mount, Hudson-Odoi; Pulisic, Tammy Abraham
Chelsea possible formation against FC Porto
Clement Turpin (French)
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