Chelsea vs Benfica: Match Preview

Chelsea are looking to secure a place in semis of the tournament. After loosing at home 0-1 it will be very hard for Benfica to win against a side who haven’t lost a match at home in European cup this season.

Chelsea vs benfica


Probable lineups

Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill, Cole; Lampard, Essien, Ramires; Mata, Torres, Sturridge

Benfica: Artur; Maxi Pereira, Luisao, Javi Garcia, Emerson; Matic; Bruno Cesar, Aimar, Gaitan; Cardozo, Rodrigo

Team news


-Drogba might be sidelined after getting toe injury.

-Cahill is looking to replace the injured David Luiz.

-Sturridge set to replace kalou in starting.


-Ezequiel Garay, Jardel and Miguel Vitor are still unavailable for selection.

-Midfielder Garcia might play from central defence.

-Youngsters Luis Martins, Andre Almeida and Ruben Pinto will start from bench.