Chelsea lock unto Lille later tonight in the final fixture of the Group stage, sitting in the third position with same points with Valencia and 2 points behind the leader Ajax.

Chelsea endangered qualification after a 2-2 draw against Valencia at mestala weeks back. Therefore the blues have a must win game against Lille to guarantee them a secured place in the knockout stage while a draw might be considerable if Valencia lost to Ajax.

A loss or matching result with Valencia will see Valencia qualify due to the head-to-head record having won a 1-0 at the blues home ground.

Injury updates

Chelsea has been handed a major boost as the German defender Antonio Rudiger is fit into the game after a very long time out of the play.

Tomori has been ruled out due to a hip injury while Olivier Giroud will sit out also nurturing his muscle problem.

Jorginho must be in the game after been out for some games which might be said cost the blues the matches due to the mediocrity of the midfield.

Predicted Lineup

Kepa Arrizabalaga [Gk], Reece James, Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Cesar Azpilicueta ©, Jorginho, N’golo Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Pulisic, Tammy Abraham.

Predicted score

Chelsea win in a 2-1

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