Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Chelsea, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Lineups

Chelsea have opted for more speed and defensive ability in their midfield for their Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk, handing a start to Ramires on the wing. Whether he's being rested or left out for tactical reasons, Eden Hazard has been kept out of Chelsea's team. The only other move of note is in the back, where John Terry comes in for Gary Cahill.

There are no surprises in Shakhtar's team. They rested Fernandinho at the weekend in anticipation of this match and he comes in for Taras Stepanenko.

Chelsea lineup (4-2-3-1): Petr Cech; Ashley Cole, John Terry, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic; Frank Lampard, John Obi Mikel; Juan Mata, Oscar, Ramires; Fernando Torres

Shakhtar Donetsk lineup (4-2-3-1): Andriy Pyatov; Ravzan Rat, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Oleksandr Kucher, Darijo Srna; Tomas Hübschman, Fernandinho; Willian, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alex Texeira; Luiz Adriano

Kickoff is at 2:45 p.m. ET. You can catch the game on FOX Soccer Plus in the U.S. and Sky Sports 4 in the U.K.

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