CHELSEA host Krasnodar at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night and will look to solidify top spot in their final Champions League Group E match.

The west Londoners secured passage to the last-16 a fortnight ago with a 2-1 victory over Rennes.

Olivier Giroud has scored five goals in his last two appearances


Olivier Giroud has scored five goals in his last two appearancesCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Frank Lampard’s troops are in red-hot form ahead of the visit of the Russians, winning their five of their last six matches in all competitions.

Krasondar – who will be looking to seal third place and a spot in the Europa League – will enter their second meeting with the Blues full of confidence having won their last three games.

Chelsea have already qualified for the last-16


Chelsea have already qualified for the last-16Credit: Getty Images – Getty

What time does Chelsea vs Krasnodar kick off?

  • Chelsea take on Krasondar on Tuesday, December 8.
  • The match kicks off at 8pm UK time.
  • Fans will be permitted to attend the game as London is currently under Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions.

What TV channel is Chelsea vs Krasnodar on and can I live stream it?

  • Chelsea vs Krasondar is live on BT Sport 3.
  • Coverage of the match will get underway at 7:15pm.
  • Those wanting to stream the game live will have to head to BT Sport’s official website or use their mobile app.

How can I watch it for FREE?

  • EE customers can get a free three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150.
  • At the end of the three months you will automatically roll onto the £15 per month subscription.
  • Or you can cancel the trial at any time during the three months by texting STOP SPORT to 150.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is expected to ring in the changes on Tuesday


Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is expected to ring in the changes on TuesdayCredit: AFP

Team news

Given the fact the Blues have already booked their place in the round of 16, Lampard could opt to ring in the changes.

The in-form Olivier Giroud – who has scored five goals in his last two outings – is expected to lead the line again.

£38million summer signing Hakim Ziyech will miss Tuesday’s match with a hamstring injury, which he suffered in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Leeds last weekend.

Christian Pulisic, who has also struggled with injury this season, is expected to fill in for the Moroccan.


Chelsea – 2/7

Draw – 9/2

Krasnodar – 10/1

*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.

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