(Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineup team sheets for today’s Champions League Group G game between Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea at Estadio Jose Alvalade.
Striker Diego Costa is fit to lead the attack for Chelsea, with fellow summer recruits Cesc Fabregas and Filipe Luis also starting the game.
Oscar, Eden Hazard, John Terry, Nemanja Matic and Andre Schurrle are also in the Jose Mourinho’s starting XI, but Petr Cech remains on the bench, with Thibaut Courtois starting in goal.
English Premier linked William Carvalho is amongst the starters for Sporting Lisbon.
Sporting Lisbon vs Chelsea
Sporting team: Rui Patricio, Cedric, Mauricio, Sarr, Jonathan Silva, Carvalho, Adrien Silva, Joao Mario, Carrillo, Nani, Slimani Subs: Marcelo, Jefferson, Oliveira, Martins, Rosell, Montero, Capel.
Chelsea team: Courtois, Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill, Luis, Matic, Fabregas, Oscar, Hazard, Schurrle, Costa Subs: Cech, Zouma, Azpilicueta, Mikel, Salah, Willian, Remy.