Injury Blow To See Four Chelsea Players Miss Champions League Clash


Injury Blow To See Four Chelsea Players Miss Champions League Clash

The Brazilian was surprisingly dropped for Chelsea's 1-0 win over Manchester United before the worldwide break and was left on the bench for the 4-0 victory over West Brom on Saturday.

The only names that doesn't change through translation are Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morata and Eduardo.

Chelsea are nine points behind league leaders Manchester City and a point behind second-placed United.

Back in September, the Blues defeated Qarabag quite easily as the match finished 6-0, though most expect this game to be far tighter with a more mature display from the Azerbaijani side when at home.

The Blues are now second in Group C and have made the 5,000-mile round trip to face Qarabag. In the last five matches, FK Qarabag has lost three games and the two matches ended in a draw whereas Chelsea has won four games and lost one game. The good form may not bode well ahead of tonight's fixture, but those results mean it is now likely that the strong Spanish side will miss out on qualification to Roma and the Blues.

Boss Antonio Conte must make do without wing-back Victor Moses, who is out with a hamstring injury, while attackers Charly Musonda and Michy Batshuayi are sidelined with knee and ankle injuries, respectively. "We need to give our best and I believe we are going to do a very good job in our next (Champions League) game".