Maurizio Sarri faces a center-back quandary as Chelsea strive against Eintracht Frankfort within the initial leg of their Europa League semi-final.
Gary Cahill has been neglected of Chelsea’s 19-man squad because of associate mythical being injury.
The center-back has not featured for the primary team since Gregorian calendar month with Antonio Rudiger additionally out for the remainder of the season following knee surgery.
Andreas Christensen and David Luiz are the solely recognized center-backs within the squad, though Chelsea is coaching with Cesar Azpilicueta within the position.
Eintracht Frankfort manager Adi Hutter says he aspect can have to be compelled to be at their best if they’re to beat a robust Chelsea team.
Elsewhere for Chelsea, Willian had picked up a significant strike Manchester United at the weekend, however, are able to feature in FRG.
Eintracht Frankfort is while not the illegal Ante Rebic, however, Evan Ndicka will come back once his own ban.
Sebastien Haller also will miss out because of associated abdominal issue, and Mijat Gacinovic appearance set to be concerned having antecedently suffered an abdomen injury.
H2H Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea
This is Eintracht Frankfurt’s initial European semi-final since 1979/80 after they ultimately won the UEFA Cup once defeating Bayern Munich and Borussia Mönchengladbach within the semi-finals and finals severally.
This will be Chelsea’s ninth major European semi-final look within the Abramovich era (since 2003/04); no club has appeared in additional since then (Barcelona additionally nine).
These 2 sides haven’t antecedently baby-faced off; Eintracht have lost reception to English opposition just one occasion before altogether European competitions – 0-1 vs Nottingham Forest within the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1967/68.
Score Prediction: Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Chelsea