Chelsea have gone far and beyond in their Europa League group stage, locking first place in their group by winning all of the five games they had so far. And so, they have allowed themselves the luxury of resting a few of their players ahead of the usually hectic schedule laid upon us in the months of December and January — although a win remains imperative for us here.
Time for some rotation, then. With some sprinkles of youth on it.
Here we go!
Vidi FC starting lineup: Kovácsik | Stopira, Vinícius, Juhász, Fiola | Nikolov, Hadzic, Nego | Milanov, Huszti | Scepovic
Substitutes from: Tujvel, Kovacs, Berecz, Hodzic, Patkai, Tamas, Hangya
Chelsea starting lineup (4-3-3):
Caballero | Emerson, Christensen, Ampadu, Zappacosta | Barkley, Fàbregas (c), Loftus-Cheek | Hudson-Odoi, Morata, Willian
Substitutes from: Cumming, Alonso, Luiz, Jorginho, McEachran, Pedro, Giroud
Date / Time: Thursday, December 13, 2018, 18:00 GMT; 1pm EST; 11:30pm IST
Venue: Groupama Arena, Budapest, Hungary
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