Confirmed Teams: Chelsea vs Bayern Munich | Champions League

Matt Debono

The team news is in from Stamford Bridge ahead of Chelsea versus Bayern Munich in the last-16 of the Champions League.

It's the first-leg of the knockout stages after Chelsea finished second their group, whilst Bayern topped their group with a 100% win record.

Frank Lampard has named his side which have been dubbed the underdogs, and has made no changes to the side that beat Spurs.

Here's the all-important team news from west London:

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Chelsea XI to face Bayern Munich: Caballero, Christensen, Rudiger, Azpilicueta; Alonso, Jotginho, Kovacic, James; Mount, Barkley, Giroud

Bench: Arrizabalaga, Abraham, Willian, Pedro, Zouma, Emerson, Gilmour

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Bayern Munich XI to face Chelsea: Neuer, Pavard, Thiago, Lewandowski, Boateng, Davies, Gnabry, Müller, Alaba, Coman, Kimmich

Bench: Ulreich, Odriozola, Coutinho, Goretzka, Hernandez, Tolisso, Zirkzee

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Who do you think will take an advantage into the second-leg at the Allianz Arena next month? Let us know your thoughts down below!

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Comments (1)
Scott Kennedy
Scott Kennedy

pleased with the lineup considering who is available. If Giroud is playing, Barkley and Mount can come more central while James and Alonso push forward. Willian usually occupies the same space that one of the wingbacks play. Honestly, he's got the skill set of a wingback, I'd love to see Willian channel his inner Marcelo, but too late for that.


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