Chelsea vs AC Milan confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Chelsea have just a single point from two Champions League group games so far  (Getty Images)
Chelsea have just a single point from two Champions League group games so far (Getty Images)

Graham Potter secured his first win as Chelsea manager against Crystal Palace and will be keen to build on the result as his side resume Champions League action.

AC Milan, beaten only once so far this season, are the visitors to Stamford Bridge.

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Milan sit top of Group E after a win and a draw from their opening two fixtures, but Stefano Pioli is facing significant fitness issues within his squad and may be forced to reconfigure his side.

Pioli conceded ahead of travelling to London that his side might be up against it given their injury woes, but the reigning Italian champions still possess plenty of quality.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the fixture.

When and where is it?

Chelsea vs AC Milan is due to kick off at 8pm BST on Wednesday 5 October at Stamford Bridge in London.

How can I watch it?

Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the match live on BT Sport 2, with coverage from 7pm BST. Subscribers can stream the game via the BT Sport app or online player.

Confirmed line-ups

Chelsea: Kepa; Fofana, Silva, Koulibaly; James, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Chilwell; Mount, Sterling, Aubameyang

AC Milan: Tatarusanu; Dest, Kalulu, Tomori, Ballo-Toure; Tonali, Bennacer; Krunic, De Ketelaere, Leao; Giroud


Chelsea win 13/18

Draw 3/1

AC Milan win 9/1


It will take a little bit of time for Chelsea to settle under Graham Potter’s management, but there were some signs of encouragement against Crystal Palace. A narrow but much-needed win over an injury-hit AC Milan seems likely. Chelsea 2-1 AC Milan