FC Basel vs. Chelsea, Europa League: Lineups & Game Thread

Dennis Grombkowski

Ashley Cole returns, David Luiz plays midfield, Juan Mata sits on the bench as Chelsea look to play it tight.

I've got this feeling somebody dance with me
Somebody dance with me
I've got this feeling somebody dance with me
Somebody dance with me

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FC Basel starting lineup (4-1-4-1):
Yann Sommer | Park Joo-Ho, Aleksandar Dragovic, Fabian Schar, Philipp Degen | Fabian Frei | Valentin Stocker, Serey Die, Mohamed Elneny, Mohamed Salah | Marco Streller

Substitutes from: Marcelo Diaz, Jacques Zoua, David Degen, Germano Vailati, Cabral, Gaston Sauro, Markus Steinhofer

Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Petr Cech | Ashley Cole, John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic, Cesar Azpilicueta | Frank Lampard, David Luiz | Victor Moses, Eden Hazard, Ramires | Fernando Torres

Substitutes from: Ross Turnbull, Gary Cahill, Ryan Bertrand, John Obi Mikel, Oscar, Juan Mata, Yossi Benayoun

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The Chelsea U21 team is also in action, away to Everton and kicking off an hour before the first team. Nathan Ake, John Swift, and Milan Lalkovic all get the start in a non-televised match.

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