Juventus vs. Chelsea: Lineups

Chelsea's lineup isn't anything like a lineup that they've fielded before, and how it actually looks in practice is anyone's guess. Our guess is that they're going to utilize a back three, which makes some sense in theory. Juventus are going to play with two strikers and five men in midfield, so if they've trained in the system and they defend properly, they should have some matchup advantages. Then again, Cesar Azpilicueta could just be a defensive winger. Who knows? Juventus line up as expected, because they fear change.

Juventus starting lineup (3-5-2): Gianluigi Buffon; Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini; Stefan Lichtsteiner, Arturo Vidal, Andrea Pirlo, Claudio Marchisio, Kwadwo Asamoah; Fabio Quagliarella, Mirko Vucinic

Chelsea starting lineup (3-4-3): Petr Cech; Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic; Ashley Cole, Ramires, John Obi Mikel, Cesar Azpilicueta; Eden Hazard, Juan Mata, Oscar

Is listing the lineup this way wishful thinking? Well, yes, if it's inaccurate. This is potentially way more fun than Azpilicueta playing as a defensive winger. You can catch the game on FOX Soccer in the U.S. and ITV in the U.K.

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