The Blues lost their first match of the season in all competitions this past weekend, losing 0-1 to defending Premier League champions Manchester City.Chelsea travel to Italy to face Juventus on Wednesday in their second group stage match of this year’s Champions League.
Both sides won their opening group match, with the Blues registering a slender 1-0 win over Zenit St. Petersburg.
Christian Pulisic, Reece James, Jorginho and Cante will be missing in action in the match. Reece James twisted his ankle in the game against City and is unlikely to be fit before the international break.
Jorginho too suffered a knock in the game, but he should be available.N’Golo Kante has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in quarantine.Saul is an option in midfield, but he is likely to be on the bench.
Edouard Mendy is expected to maintain his role in the match, while Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen to serve in the defense.
Timo Werner could start from the left side and play close to Lukaku in the Chelsea lineup.
Here is how the (3-4-2-1) lineup could look like
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