Champions League: Chelsea receive exemptions in favor of Lille, and Juventus receive Villarreal (Live)

The Champions League playoffs end on Wednesday with two matches on the programme: Juventus host Villarreal while Chelsea travel to Lille.

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TheHe wants to believe in the achievement against defending champions Chelsea, winning 2-0 in the first leg but worried about his future behind the scenes, on Wednesday in the Champions League knockout stages, which will also see Juventus and Villarreal decide in Turin.

Lille – Chelsea

At Stade Pierre-Moroy in Villeneuve d’Ask, there is little hope of seeing the French champions oust the European champion and world club champion, who benefited greatly in the first leg.

But the mood around the Blues since the Russian-led invasion of Ukraine and London’s economic sanctions against Russia’s oligarchs, including Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, have called into question the future of the club he has controlled since 2003.

a little: Jardim, Selleck, Fonte (hat), Putman, Dagalo, Gudmundsson, Zika, Andre, Bamba, David, Yilmaz.

Chelsea: Mendy, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta (hat), Kovacic, Jorginho, Kante, Marcos Alonso, Havertz, Pulisic

Juventus Villarreal

The recent abandonment of the “away goal” rule in the event of a tie for both games will make the European evening even more difficult: drawers (1-1) on the end, Juventus should win like Villarreal. Wednesday, even if it means extra time or penalty kicks, to go into the quarter-finals.

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A domicile, la ” Vieille Dame” devra plutôt s’inspirer de sa première période du match aller pour valider son ticket en s’appuyant notamment sur son principal motif d’espoir : Dusan Vlahovic, recruté pour 70 M EUR en provenance de la Fiorentina in january.

Juventus: Chesney, Danilo, De Ligt, Rugani, Di Siglio, Cuadrado (cap), Arthur, Locatelli, Rabiot, Vlahovic, Morata

Villarreal: Rolly, Aurier, Albiol (cap), B Torres, Estupinan, Pino, Kabwe, Parejo, Trigueros, Lo Celso, Danjuma


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