TEAM NEWS: JUVENTUS V CHELSEA

Posted on: Tue 20 Nov 2012

Fernando Torres is on the bench and with no Daniel Sturridge due to injury, Eden Hazard will play the striker role.

Ashley Cole returns to the side and plays the 100th European game of his career. Branislav Ivanovic is right-back and ahead of him in a new role is Cesar Azpilicueta. Juan Mata and Oscar, both rested from the starting 11 on Saturday are both back in the starting line up.

For Juventus, Mirko Vucinic has recovered from illness to start and will play in attack with Fabio Quagliarella, who came off the bench and scored at Stamford Bridge.

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

1 Petr Cech (c)
2 Branislav Ivanovic
24 Gary Cahill
4 David Luiz
3 Ashley Cole
7 Ramires
12 John Mikel Obi
28 Cesar AXpilicueta
11 Oscar
10 Juan Mata
17 Eden Hazard

Substitutes: 22 Ross Turnbull, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 6 Oriol Romeu, 21 Marko Marin, 35 Lucas Piazon, 13 Victor Moses, 9 Fernando Torres.

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

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

Subs: Storari, Caceres, Pogba, Pepe, Giovinco, Giaccherini, Matri.

The referee is Cüneyt Çakır from Turkey.

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