MATCH LINE-UP: CHELSEA VS DYNAMO KYIV. HAZARD AND RUDIGER DROP TO THE BENCH

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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has made some changes from the team that defeated Fulham 2-1 at the weekend for the Europa League first leg round of 16 tie against Dynamo Kyiv at Stamford Bridge.

This is the seventh game the Chelsea players will have contested in 18 days, and Sarri has rotated the squad by resting Gonzalo Higuain, Eden Hazard, N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger.

See the team sheet below:

Chelsea starting XI (4-3-3): Kepa; Zappacosta, Christensen, Luiz, Alonso; Kovacic, Jorginho, Barkley; Pedro, Giroud, Willian

Subs: Caballero, Rüdiger, Kanté, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Hazard, Higuaín

Dynamo Kyiv starting XI (4-2-3-1): Boyko; Kedziora, Burda, Shabanov, Mykolenko; Shepeliev, Sydorchuk; Tsygankov, Shaparenko, Buyalskiy; Rusyn

Subs: Bushchan, Sidcley, Kadar, Garmash, Andriyevskiy, Smyrnyi, Tsitaishvili

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