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Maccabi Tel-Aviv vs. Chelsea, Champions League: Pick your starting lineup

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Chelsea face a short turnaround from Saturday's uplifing win at Stamford Bridge with a trip down to Israel and a match against Group G minnows Maccabi Tel-Aviv.  It's matchday 5 of the group stages and a win here, combined with Dynamo Kiev dropping points in Porto, would ensure Chelsea of a place in the knockout rounds.

Despite the potential magnitude of the result, the match could provide a good opportunity for rotation.  Maccabi have not been very good at all in their previous 4 matches (4 losses, 1 goal scored, 10 conceded), and Chelsea are on very short rest (though we don't play again until Sunday noon).

The squad have already flown out, with only Thibaut Courtois and Radamel Falcao not making the trip.  They are both still hampered by injury.  Papy Djilobodji and Marco Amelia are of course ineligible as they were not part of the squad that was submitted for the group stages.  So, choose wisely!

As always, you can click here to see the live results of the voting.

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