Chelsea vs. Steaua Bucharest, Champions League: Lineups & Game Thread

Richard Heathcote

I got my Chelsea socks
and my Chelsea hat

I drank coffee from a Chelsea mug
in three seconds flat

It's time for the CL anthem
The Chelsea badge over my heart

Time to kick ass and get at 'em
This shirt will have to do the part

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Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Mark Schwarzer | Ashley Cole, John Terry, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic | Frank Lampard, Mikel | Eden Hazard, Oscar, Willian | Demba Ba

Substitutes from: Petr Cech, Gary Cahill, Ramires, Kevin De Bruyne, Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Andre Schurrle

Steaua Bucharest starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Ciprian Tatarusanu | Iasmin Latovlevici, Florin Gardos, Lukasz Szukala, Daniel Georgievski | Mihai Pintilii, Alexandru Chipciu | Paul Parvulescu, Nicolae Stanciu, Gabriel Iancu | Pantelis Kapetanos

Substitutes from: Florin Nita, Fernando Varela, Andrei Prepelita, Ionut Neagu, Leandro Tatu, Federico Piovaccari

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Mourinho makes changes at the back - not unexpected.  Kevin De Bruyne starts on the bench - somewhat unexpected.  Welcome back, David Luiz & Ashley Cole!

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