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UCL: Chelsea on the road to redemption against Borussia Dortmund

The UEFA Champions League makes her return with Chelsea taking on fierce German opponents Borussia Dortmund in their return fixture. The German sit in the driving seat going into the encounter--thanks to the beautiful solo effort from Adeyemi.

The Blues head into their midweek game with high hopes after a rewarding 1-0 win over Leeds United over the weekend. Despite their turbulent sail in the competition, the Blues have managed to scale through all the hurdles and are gearing up towards overcoming the one before them.

Chelsea tactician Graham Potter is expected to setup a strong lineup for this crucial match against Borussia Dortmund. The gaffer is expected to bring a different feel to his approach against Dortmund.

With the players at Graham Potter's disposal, he is likely to lineup using either of these two strong formations .


Kepa Arrizabalaga is expected to retain his position place in between the sticks against Borussia Dortmund.

Center backs

The partnership between Wesley Fofana and Kalidou Koulibaly seemed good enough for the team over the weekend and could be set to retain their places in the starting lineup.

Full backs

Ben Chilwell could start in the left-back position, while Reece James is expected to operate in the right-back position.

Central Midfielders

Graham could settle for Swiss midfielder Dennis Zakaria who came on during their league victory over Leeds United in the starting lineup. He will be partnered by Enzo Fernandez in the central-midfield position.

Attacking Midfielders

TJoao Felix and Raheem Sterling are expected to start in the second-leg encounter against Borussia Dortmund.

Center Forwards

Mykhalo Mudryk didn't feature in Chelsea's 1 - 0 win over Leeds United, but could be set to return to the starting lineup.

Can the Blues turn the table and claim victory at home, despite their current low performances?

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