A group of 22 players has landed in Russia this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s second Group E game.
Kepa Arrizabalaga remains unavailable due to the shoulder problem that kept him out of the visit to Manchester United on Saturday, and Marcos Alonso completes the three-match suspension he collected for his red card against Bayern Munich last season. Thiago Silva has not travelled.
In Kepa’s absence, Academy goalkeeper Karlo Ziger is included so the squad for game against Krasnodar, in shirt number order, is:
Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Tammy Abraham, Antonio Rudiger1, Antonio Rudiger0, Willy Caballero, Fikayo Tomori, Kurt Zouma, Edouard Mendy, Mateo Kovacic, Olivier Giroud, Mason Mount, Antonio Rudiger2, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Kai Havertz, Emerson Palmieri, Antonio Rudiger5.
Krasnodar vs Chelsea pre-match press conference
Frank Lampard and Kurt Zouma will be speaking via video link from the Krasnodar Stadium and you can watch it live on the 5th Stand app and this website from 6pm UK time.