Chelsea return to Champions League action this evening, looking to continue their 100% group stage record with a match against AS Roma.


It’s the return of Champions League action at Stamford Bridge with Antonio Conte’s men facing off against Italian opposition, AS Roma. Chelsea lead the way in Group C and will open up a five-point advantage on Roma with a win. It’s a must-win tie if the Blues are to take top spot in what is a very tricky group.

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It’s a bit of a mixed bag for Chelsea. N’Golo Kante, Danny Drinkwater and Victor Moses are all out but Antonio Conte’s men will welcome back Alvaro Morata to first-team action.

For the visitors, Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman and attacker Stephan El Shaarawy are both expected to return.


Chelsea are the clear favourites for the match at best priced 13/21. You’ll get a draw at 18/5 and an AS Roma win at 51/10. Chelsea have scored in each of their last 24 matches at home in the Champions League and look set to do so again. A 2-0 home win is 44/5.

Predicted Lineup

Thibaut Courtois

Cesar Azpilicueta

David Luiz

Gary Cahill

Davide Zappacosta

Tiemene Bakayoko

Cesc Fabregas

Marcos Alonso

Eden Hazard

Pedro Rodriguez

Alvaro Morata

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