BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) – Didier Drogba was included in CHelsea’s starting line up for tonight’s Champions League semi-finals second tie against Barcelona at Camp Nou.
Didier was doubtful with an injury but past a late fitness test and will start in the attack. The Ivory Coast forward had missed Saturday’s 0-0 Barclays Premier League draw with Arsenal with a knee injury.
Chelsea lead the tie 1-0 following the 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge last week.
Barcelona in the meantime, have included Alexis Sanchez, Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabregas in their starting team for the must win game.
Also starting is Gerard Pique, who was on the bench in the defeat to Real Madrid in the league at the weekend.
Thiago, Tello, and Dani Alves are all on the bench for the champion.
Barcelona vs Chelsea
Barcelona: Valdes, Puyol, Pique, Mascherano, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Cuenca, Messi, Sanchez, Fabregas
Subs: Pinto, Dani Alves, Thiago, Keita, Pedro, Adriano, Tello
Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Cole, Mikel, Meireles, Mata, Lampard, Ramires, Drogba
Subs: Turnbull, Essien, Torres, Malouda, Bosingwa, Kalou, Sturridge
Referee: Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey)