Chelsea vs. Nordsjaelland: Lineups

Chelsea have named Gary Cahill and David Luiz as their starting centre-backs as they take on Nordsjaelland at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues need a win and Juventus to lose to Shakhtar in order to progress, and the lineup is largely as expected, although Oriol Romeu starts ahead of John Obi Mikel, who was today awarded a new 5-year contract. It is Rafael Benitez's first European game in charge of Chelsea, and he will be hoping to use the opportunity to gain his first victory as their manager.

Victor Moses also starts with Eden Hazard and Juan Mata behind Fernando Torres up front. Branislav Ivanovic is preferred to Cesar Azpilicueta at right-back.

Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Petr Čech, Ashley Cole, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanović; Oriol Romeu, Ramires; Eden Hazard, Victor Moses, Juan Mata; Fernando Torres.

Nordsjaelland: Jesper Hansen; Patrick Mtiliga, Ivan Runje, Michael Parkhurst, Mario Tičinovic, Enoch Adu, Soren Christiansen, Mark Gundelach, Kasper Lorentzen, Joshua John, Nicolai Stokholm.

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