Champions League holders start new campaign at Stamford Bridge – Marseille News

Chelsea bosses are starting their new Champions League campaign by hosting Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday night.

The Blues have had a great start to the season after collecting ten points out of a possible twelve in their first Premier League games.

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Thomas Tuchel hopes to regain Champions League title

The latest result was a 3-0 home win over Aston Villa on Saturday in which Romelu Lukaku’s brace and Matteo Kovacic’s effort made the difference in west London.

Thomas Tuchel’s team will look to maintain that fine form at home as they take on Russian giants Zenit in the Champions League title defense opener.

The Blues Best Manchester City To European Glory Last Season.

Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg: start date and time

Chelsea will face Zenit in the Group H opener.

The competition will take place on Tuesday 14 September at Stamford Bridge, with kick-off at 8PM UK time.

This will be the Blues’ first Champions League match since winning the previous season.

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Lukaku hopes to make big impact in Champions League this quarter Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg: Live Commentary

talkSPORT will have live commentary from Stamford Bridge at 7pm.

Adrian Durham will be your host and comments will come from Sam Matterface and Andy Townsend.

We will also have a live blog on the talkSPORT website with all the activities from the evening.

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Chelsea vs Zenit St Petersburg: Team News

Thomas Tuchel could do without several key players against Zenit.

Christian Pulisic has been ruled out of the conflict with an ankle injury, while N’Golo Kante is also undecided with an ankle injury.

Jorginho could return to midfield while Saul Niguez is expected to retain his place in the squad.

On the Russian side, Janit will be without Malcolm and Claudinho after returning from international service with Brazil last week.

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