CHELSEA head to Munich with nothing to lose as they look to extend their 2019/20 campaign against all odds.
The Blues have done what they set out to do by securing fourth place in the Premier League and thereby ensuring a spot in the Champions League for next season.
TV channel/live coverage: BT Sport 1
Follow all the latest updates from the Allianz Arena…
BAYERN MUNICH BENCH
Here's how the bench looks for the Bavarians.
43 Bright Arrey-Mbi, 42 Jamal Musiala, 8 Javi Martínez, 2 Álvaro Odriozola, 4 Niklas Süle, 24 Corentin Tolisso, 11 Michaël Cuisance, 39 Ron-Thorben Hoffmann, 10 Philippe Coutinho, 21 Lucas Hernández, 26 Sven Ulreich, 40 Malik Tillman
BAYERN MUNICH STARTING XI
1 Manuel Neuer (C+GK), 27 David Alaba, 32 Joshua Kimmich, 17 Jérôme Boateng, 19 Alphonso Davies, 14 Ivan Perisic, 22 Serge Gnabry, 18 Leon Goretzka, 25 Thomas Müller, 6 Thiago, 9 Robert Lewandowski
CHELSEA STARTING XI
Here's how the Blues line up tonight.
13 Caballero (GK), 24 James, 15 Zouma, 4 Christensen, 33 Emerson, 7 Kante (C), 17 Kovacic, 8 Barkley, 20 Hudson-Odoi, 9 Abraham, 19 Mount
RED HOT LEWA
Robert Lewandowski has had some year, he'll be disappointed that the Ballon D'Or award has been cancelled for this year, he'd be one of the favourites for that for sure.
Welcome to our live blog of the second leg between Bayern Munich vs Chelsea, in the Last Sixteen of the Champions League.
The Blues will have to come from three goals down after a Serge Gnabry double and a goal from Robert Lewandowski secured a convincing Bayern win at Stamford Bridge in the first leg back in March.
The beaten FA Cup finalists have already qualified for next season’s Champions League after finishing fourth in the Premier League, but will be hopeful of an unlikely comeback in Munich.
Tonight’s venue and opponents are the same as the 2012 Champions League final, where Chelsea came from behind to defeat Bayern Munich on penalties.
The Bavarian outfit cruised to the Bundesliga title this season, thirteen points clear of second placed Borussia Dortmund.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpiilcueta and Christian Pulisic both pulled up in the FA Cup final with hamstring injuries and are unlikely to play any part tonight.
One of Pulisic's potential replacements, Pedro, has played his last game for the club after dislocating his shoulder at Wembley.
He moves to Roma next season.
N'Golo Kante is touch and go after injuring his hamstring against Watford a month ago.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Willian and Billy Gilmour are definitely out while Marcos Alonso and Jorginho are suspended.
Kick off is at 8pm and team news will follow shortly.
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