And then the anthem plays and here come the goosebumps.
UP THE BLUES!
Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Thibaut Courtois | Cesar Azpilicueta, John Terry, Gary Cahill, Branislav Ivanovic | Nemanja Matic, Cesc Fabregas | Eden Hazard, Oscar, Ramires | Diego Costa
Substitutes from: Petr Cech, Filipe Luis, Kurt Zouma, Willian, Didier Drogba, Loic Remy, Juan Cuadrado
PSG starting lineup (4-3-3):
Salvatore Sirigu | Maxwell, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Marquinhos | Blaise Matuidi, Thiago Motta, Marco Verratti | Edinson Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Javier Pastore
Substitutes from: Nicolas Douchez, Zoumana Camara, Lucas Digne, Gregory van der Wiel, Adrien Rabiot, Jean-Christophe Bahebeck, Ezequiel Lavezzi
Standard lineup from Jose Mourinho except for having Ramires in there instead of Willian. Which of course could mean several different things. Is it a 4-2-3-1 with Ramires as a direct replacement for Willian? Is it a 4-2-3-1 with Ramires in the pivot, Fabregas as the No.10 and Oscar out wide? Is it a 4-3-3 with Oscar on the wing and Matic in a more specific holding role? We shall have to wait and see.
One surprise for the visitors is Pastore starting instead of Lavezzi. As expected, it's an all-Brazilian back four, with Thiago Motta coming back into the midfield three.
Are we ready? Let's go.