Video Chelsea vs Barcelona 1-1 Highlights
Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona Download HD/Mp4 20 February 2018 UEFA Champions League
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has named an unchanged side to the one that featured in their last outing, with Messi and Suarez once again starting as a front two with Paulinho just behind. There’s no place in the squad for Philippe Coutinho, who is cup tied, but Dembele is fit again and available if needed.
Antonio Conte has decided to make seven changes to the Chelsea side that started the win against Hull in the FA Cup, with Courtois, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Moses, Kante, Alonso and Hazard all returning to the starting line-up after being rested. The latter is set to feature as a false nine, with Giroud and Morata both named on the substitutes’bench.
Barcelona substitutes: Jasper Cillessen, Lucas Digne, Thomas Vermaelen, Andre Gomes, Aleix Vidal, Denis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele.
Barcelona XI (4-1-2-1-2): Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets; Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta; Paulinho; Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez.
Chelsea substitutes: Willy Caballero, Davide Zappacosta, Gary Cahill, Danny Drinkwater, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Olivier Giroud, Alvaro Morata.
Chelsea XI (3-4-3): Thibaut Courtois; Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger; Victor Moses, N’Golo Kante, Cesc Fabregas, Marcos Alonso; Willian, Eden Hazard, Pedro.