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Chelsea vs. Sporting Lisbon, Champions League: Confirmed lineups

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Are you ready for some football?  A Wednesday night party under the brightest LED lights in the business?  I wonder who will be doing the announcements now that Neil Barnett has supposedly been replaced.

Meanwhile, the U19 team laid a 6-0 marker down earlier today.  Something to strive for then.

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Chelsea starting lineup (4-3-3):
Petr Cech | Filipe Luis, Gary Cahill, Kurt Zouma, Cesar Azpilicueta | Nemanja Matic, Mikel, Cesc Fabregas | Mohamed SalahDiego Costa,  Andre Schurrle

Substitutes from: Mitchell Beeney, Branislav Ivanovic, Ramires, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Oscar, Loic Remy, Didier Drogba

Sporting Lisbon starting lineup (4-3-3):
Rui Patricio | Jonathan Silva, Mauricio, Paulo Oliveira, Ricardo Esgaio | Joao Mario, William Carvalho, Adrien Silva | Diego Capel, Andre Carrillo, Islam Slimani

Substitutes from: Marcelo Boeck, Naby Sarr, André Geraldes, André Martins, Oriol Rosell, Fredy Montero, Carlos Mané

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Petr Cech is your captain tonight.  RLC starts only on the bench.

UP THE BLUES!