Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea: Lineups

Richard Heathcote

Andre Schürrle starts for Chelsea, while PSG packs the midfield.

From the look of their lineups, Chelsea feel a bit more like attacking than Paris Saint-Germain. It's something incentivized by the rules in the UEFA Champions League, but it's rare that the visiting side actually sets up to attack and the home side sets up to defend in an evenly matched tie. In any event, PSG are packing the midfield while Chelsea look ambitious.

The only surprise selection for either side is the inclusion of Andre Schürrle up top for Chelsea. It makes sense with Samuel Eto'o out, especially since Fernando Torres is in awful form, even by his rather unremarkable standards.

Paris Saint-Germain lineup (4-3-3): Salvatore Sirigu; Christophe Jallet, Alex, Thiago Silva, Maxwell; Marco Verratti, Thiago Motta, Blaise Matuidi; Edinson Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ezequiel Lavezzi

Chelsea lineup (4-2-3-1): Petr Cech; Cesar Azpilicueta, John Terry, Gary Cahill, Branislav Ivanovic; David Luiz, Ramires; Willian, Oscar, Eden Hazard; Andre Schürrle

Kickoff is at 7:45 p.m. local time, 2:45 p.m. ET from Parc des Princes. You can catch the game on FOX Sports 1 in the U.S., Sky Sports 1 in the U.K. and Sportsnet World in Canada.

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