Head coach of “Chelsea” Maurizio Sarri was brought to Kiev 21 footballer.
Despite the score 3:0 in the first leg, the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League against Dynamo Chelsea arrived in the first team. The only significant loss of the “Aristocrats” became the Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, the reasons for the lack of which in the delegation of “Chelsea” were not disclosed.
The Chelsea squad for the return match against “Dynamo”:
Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Marcin Loaf.
Defence: Antonio Ruediger, Andreas Christensen, Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Marcos Alonso, Emerson, David Zappacosta.
Midfielders: Ethan Ampadu, Jorginho, N Golo Kante, Ross Barkley, MATEO Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Eden Hazard, Pedro, Willian.
Striker: Olivier Giroud.
The judicial Committee of UEFA for the return match “Dynamo” and “Chelsea” has appointed a team of arbitrators from Germany, headed by 37-year-old Tobias Stieler.
Repeated match of 1/8 final of the Europa League between “Dynamo” and “Chelsea” will take place on March 14 in Kiev on NSK “Olympic”. The game kicks off at 19:55, Kyiv time.