ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHELSEA MATCH WITH QARABAG TODAY… READ
The Blues did not have European football last season and took advantage of the extra rest to storm to the Premier League title.
But Chelsea will have no such luxury this season and face Azerbaijani champions Qarabag – who are making their debut in the Champions League group stage.
When is Chelsea vs Qarabag?
The match takes place on Tuesday, September 12.
Kick off is at 7.45pm at Stamford Bridge.
What TV channel is Chelsea vs Qarabag?
The game will be shown live on BT Sports ESPN.
Coverage starts at 7pm and ends at 10.15pm.
New boy Davide Zappacosta will likely make his full debut with Conte set to rotate.
What is the latest team news for Chelsea vs Qarabag?
Antonio Conte, who has again complained about the size of his squad, is likely to rotate his first XI.
Eden Hazard made his long-awaited return as a sub at the weekend but will again be on the bench – Conte said he did not want to take a “stupid risk” with his star man.
The Blues face Arsenal on Sunday and will not want any key players getting injured.
New signings Davide Zappacosta and Willy Caballero will likely make their full debuts.
Danny Drinkwater will likely have to wait to make his debut after picking up a slight calf strain in training.
The likes of Willian, Michy Batshuayi and Gary Cahill will also likely play.