This is the decisive game of Chelsea's 10th Champions League quarter-final tie as they would face FC Porto at the Stafford Bridge by 8:00pm today. With Chelsea being the only team yet to concede in the knockout stage, have secured a 2-0 first leg victory against FC Porto and tonight, will be looking forward to pull through into the semi-final. Let's see Chelsea's possible XI, tactics and team news for tonight's clash with FC Porto.
Chelsea Team News
Thomas Tuchel recorded his biggest victory in Chelsea on Saturday as Crystal Palace lost 4-1 to Chelsea. Chelsea responded to their 5-2 defeat to West Bromwich Albion; first lost under Thomas Tuchel.
Chelsea who have one leg rooted firmly in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League courtesy of a Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell's goal against FC Porto, are blessed with a fully-fit squad for the second leg this week, and a well-rested Thiago Silva is expected to earn an immediate start tonight.
N'Golo Kante is back from a hamstring injury, and he is expected to start today. Edouard Mendy will be looking forward to match Fabien Barthez's record of winning eight consecutive Champion League matches, the current highest tally for an English club's shot-stopper.
Hakim Ziyech, Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner could start tonight's game as Tuchel is blessed with a fully-fit squad.
Chelsea Champions League form: WWDWWW
Chelsea Form (all competitions): DWWLWW
Possible XI: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Christensen; James, Kovacic, Kante, Alonso; Ziyech, Mount; Giroud.
Possible Tactics: 3-4-2-1
Prediction: Chelsea 1-0 Porto
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