Chelsea, situated in West London, are overwhelming favorites to win, according to their recent away record against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
The Blues presently lead their group with twelve points, while Zenit Saint Petersburg are third.
Thomas Tuchel, the German and Chelsea's head coach, will be missing many important players for their critical Champions League encounter against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea's manager, may also opt to rest many important players for their forthcoming league matches.
Consider the following four essential players that may miss Chelsea's Champions League encounter against Zenit Saint Petersburg;
1. MARCOS ALONSO: Marcos Alonso, the Spanish and Chelsea wing-back, may miss their critical Champions League encounter owing to a slight injury sustained during their 3 - 2 defeat to West Ham United.
2. SAUL NIGUEZ: Saul Niguez, a Spanish and Chelsea midfielder, was absent from their 3 - 2 defeat to West Ham United.
Saul Niguez, the Spanish and Chelsea midfielder, is poised to miss another key Champions League encounter against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
3. KAI HAVERTZ: During Chelsea's 3 - 2 defeat to West Ham United, German forward Kai Havertz sustained a minor injury.
Kai Havertz, Chelsea's attacking midfielder, may miss the club's critical Champions League encounter against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
4. CESAR AZPILICUETA: Cesar Azpilicueta, the Spanish and Chelsea defender, did not appear in their 3 - 2 defeat to West Ham United.
Cesar Azpilicueta is once again likely to miss Chelsea's critical Champions League encounter against Zenit Saint Petersburg.
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