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MATCH REPORT: CHELSEA 1 CELTIC 1
The new Chelsea squad's first run-out at the Bridge ended in a draw but there was little sign of tiredness during a second game in 24 hours, Shaun Wright-Phillips equalising an early goal conceded and many other chances going begging.
TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V CELTIC
Mikel John Obi (pictured) starts his first game for Chelsea in a midfield that also contains Lassana Diarra for his first pre-season start.
Paulo Ferreira returns to right-back after two games as a stand-in centre-back. John Terry and Ricardo Carvalho are the central pair.
New signings Michael Ballack, Andriy Shevchenko, Salomon Kalou and Hilario start tonight's game on the bench. Arjen Robben, who began last night's game in Holland is joined by Didier Drogba and Shaun Wright-Phillips in a front three.
For Celtic, former Chelsea midfielder Jiri Jarosik starts and will provide attacking support from midfield for summer signing from Wolves, Kenny Miller. Former Leicester man Neil Lennon captains the visitors.
Graham Poll, fresh from his eventful World Cup takes charge.
Chelsea will line-up in a 4-3-3 formation as follows:
23 Carlo Cudicini
20 Paulo Ferreira
6 Ricardo Carvalho
26 John Terry (c)
3 Wayne Bridge
12 Mikel Jon Obi
22 Lassana Diarra
8 Frank Lampard
24 Shaun Wright-Phillips
15 Didier Drogba
16 Arjen Robben
Subs: 40 Hilario, 14 Gérémi, 27 Michael Mancienne, 30 Ryan Bertrand, 5 Michael Essien, 28 Michael Woods, 13 Michael Ballack, 29 Jimmy Smith, 7 Andriy Shevchenko, 21 Salomon Kalou.
Celtic are expected to line-up in the following 4-4-1-1 formation:
Boruc; Wilson, Caldwell, McManus, Wallace; Nakamura, Lennon (c), Pearson, Sno; Jarosik; Miller.
Subs: McGovern, Telfer, Camara, Varga, McGeady, Riordan, Zurawski.
Today's referee is Graham Poll.
Born: 21/10/1975, Portugal
Hilario joined in 2006 and became second-choice keeper after Carlo Cudicini's departure, since then he has rarely let us down.
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