Chelsea vs Zenit confirmed lineup: No start for Timo Werner

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has rotated his side for the game against Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, as the likes of Mason Mount, Cesar Azpilicueta and Reece James are back in action.

Seen the match lineup below

Chelsea starting XI: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rüdiger; James, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Mount, Ziyech; Lukaku

Subs: Kepa, Bergstrom, Silva, Sarr, Chilwell, Werner, Loftus-Cheek, Chalobah, Saul Niguez, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi, Havertz

Zenit starting XI: Kritsyuk; Sutormin, Christakov, Rakitskyy, Douglas Santos; Malcolm, Wendel, Barrios, Kuzaev, Claudinho; Azmoun

Subs: Kerzhakov, Odoevski, Krugovoi, Mostovy, Erokhin, Dzyuba, Kravtsov, Khotulev

Referee: B Frankowski

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