Chelsea will take on FC Porto in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals tonight after holding a leading 2-0 and secured a vital away victory in the first leg as Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell scored.
Porto FC have proved their mettle off the ball, and if they are to win against Chelsea, they will have to be clinical but with a couple of their suspended players at the back, Chelsea will need to be careful not to write them off until the job is done (ooinion)
Chelsea Team News and Injury Updates:
Thomas Tuchel has a fully fit Chelsea squad at his disposal for the second leg against Porto as no Chelsea have any injury concerns or suspensions for the second leg.
Chelsea Possible Starting XI and Formation:
Thomas Tuchel could play a 3-4-2-1 formation in tonight's match against Porto FC then when it comes to Chelsea's starting XI, Edouard Mendy will represent them as goalkeeper, Cesar Azpilicueta, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger will lead the defensive line, Reece James, N'Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Ben Chilwell; Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech will play midfield, center and forward midfield while Timo Werner will be their top striker.
Porto Team News and Injury Updates:
Sergio Oliviera is set to return to Porto's midfield against Chelsea while Mehdi Tarebi is said to return to the starting XI after serving their one-match suspensions.
Somehow, their return will be a boost to Porto FC due to their leadership qualities and finishing acumen.
Porto has no injured, doubtful or suspended players anymore. All players are fit to return in today's UCL clash against Chelsea.
Porto FC Possible Starting XI and Formation:
FC Porto could play a 4-4-2 formation against Chelsea tonight with players like Agustin Marchesin, Wilson Manafa, Pepe, Diogo Leite, Zaidu Sanusi, Jesus Corona, Sergio Oliviera, Matues Uribe, Luis Diaz, Mehdi Taremi, and Toni Martinez leading the Starting XI.
Chelsea fans expect Chelsea to hit Porto on the break as they are likely to make serious attacking formation tonight. But with good tactics, Chelsea could win and proceed to the semi-finals.
Chelsea 2-1 Porto (Chelsea go through with 4-1 aggregate).
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