TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V RUBIN KAZAN
The Israeli is joined by Juan Mata and Victor Moses as the three players behind Torres. David Luiz, who plays his 50th European game, partners Terry in defence and Ryan Bertrand continues at left-back in place of injured Ashley Cole.
Rubin Kazan prefer Vladimir Dyadyun in attack to Venezuelan Jose Rondon and in a changed formation from their last Europa League outing, push defender Oleg Kuzmin into midfield. Former Chelsea reserve Gokhan Tore is on the bench.
Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
Rubin Kazan are expected to line up in the following 4-4-1-1 formation:
Ryzhikov; Kaleshin, Cesar Navaz , Sharonov (c), Ansaldi; Kuzmin, Orbaiz, Natcho, Karadeniz; Eremenko; Dyadyun.
Substitutues: Arlauskis, Marcano, Ryazantsev, Kislyak, Kasaev, Tore, Rondón.
The referee is Gianluca Rocchi from Italy.