Confirmed Teams: RB Salzburg vs Chelsea | Champions League



Chelsea face RB Salzburg in the Champions League and the confirmed team news is in from the Red Bull Arena.Graham Potter’s side are on the verge of booking their place in the last-16 of the Champions League.

Chelsea can confirm their spot with a win in Austria on Tuesday night, or if they draw and AC Milan beat Dinamo Zagreb.

Chelsea are back in European action currently sitting top of Group E, while RB Salzburg are one point behind in second ahead of the encounter in Austria.

The visitors are without Wesley Fofana, Kalidou Koulibaly, Reece James and N’Golo Kante for the Champions League clash on Tuesday as they look to complete and finish the job.

Salzburg are a really good side, very strong, especially here (at home),” said Potter ahead of the game in his pre-match press conference.

“We expect a really tough match. We have to fight, match their intensity and play our football.

It’s going to be an exciting game.”On winning and being able to rest players against Dinamo Zagreb next week, the 47-year-old added:

“It would be nice to win and we know the consequences.

Here is the confirmed team news from the Red Bull Arena as Chelsea take on RB Salzburg.

RB Salzburg

Starting XI: Kohn, Dedic, Bernardo, Pavlovic, Wober, Gourna-Douath, Seiwald, Sucic, Kjærgaard, Okafor, Adamu

Bench: Mantl, Walke, Van Der Brempt, Piatkowski, Baidoo, Kameri, Ulmer, Simic, Diarra, Sesko


Starting XI: Kepa, Chalobah, Silva, Cucurella, Sterling, Jorginho, Kovacic, Gallagher, Pulisic, Havertz, Aubameyang

Bench: Mendy, Bettinelli, Loftus-Cheek, Broja, Mount, Zakaria, Chilwell, Ziyech, Azpilicueta, Chukwuemeka

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