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Perth Glory vs. Chelsea, Friendly: Lineups & Game thread

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Pre-season match No.1

Chelsea FC v Perth Glory Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images

Depending on how long and how successful the Maurizio Sarri era ends up being, this lineup here today could be a useful trivia question answer, right along the lines of José Mourinho’s first ever lineup 14 years ago. (Steven Watt, never forget!)

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME (APPROXIMATION OF) SARRIBALL?

Of course you are.

Here we go.


Perth Glory starting lineup: tba

Substitutes from: tba

Chelsea starting lineup (4-3-3):
Bulka | Alonso, Ampadu, David Luiz, Zappacosta | Barkley, Jorginho, Fàbregas (c) | Pedro, Morata, Hudson-Odoi

Substitutes from: Collins, Thompson, Aina, Tomori, Hector, Kalas, Emerson, Drinkwater, Palmer, Bakayoko, Pasalic, Piazon, Musonda, Abraham


Date / Time: Monday, July 23, 2018, 19:30 local time (12:30 BST; 7:30am EDT)
Venue: Optus Stadium, Perth, Australia — a brand new 60,000-seat multi-purpose stadium that opened in January; this will be the first ever football match held there.

On TV: SBS (Australia); Chelsea TV (UK); elsewhere
Streaming online: SBS Live (Australia); Chelsea TV (int’l)

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