TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V JUVENTUS

Posted on: Thu 20 Sep 2012

Oscar makes his first Chelsea start in the only change from the team that began at QPR on Saturday. Ryan Bertrand is the player replaced.

Juan Mata returns to the bench but there is no Daniel Sturridge among the subs. He has a hamstring strain.

Mirko Vucinic, who scored two goals when we played away to Roma in 2008, is restored to the Juventus attack with Sebastian Giovinco making way. Kwadwo Asamoah comes into midfield in place of Emanuele Giaccherini and Stephan Lichtsteiner and Arturo Vidal also return from their weekend win.

Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

1 Petr Cech
2 Branislav Ivanovic
4 David Luiz
26 John Terry (c)
3 Ashley Cole
12 John Mikel Obi
8 Frank Lampard
7 Ramires
11 Oscar
17 Eden Hazard
9 Fernando Torres

Substitutes: 22 Ross Turnbull, 28 Cesar Aspilicueta, 24 Gary Cahill, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 6 Oriol Romeu, 10 Juan Mata, 13 Victor Moses.

Juventus are expected to line up in the following 3-5-2 formation:

Buffon (c); Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Asamoah, Marchisio, Pirlo, Vidal,  Lichtsteiner; Vucinic, Giovinco.

Subs: Storari, Lucio, Isla, Marrone, Giaccherini, Matri, Quagliarella.

The referee is Pedro Proença from Portugal.

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