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Chelsea came out 4-0 winners against Malmo at Stamford Bridge last month and could probably take a step closer to qualifying for the last 16 with another win tonight.

Thomas Tuchel and his team will face Malmo without Romelu Lukaku  who is still not available after twisting his ankle against Malmo last time, Timo Werner who after pulling up with a hamstring injury in Malmo’s visit to Bridge, Mateo Kovacic sustained a hamstring injury in training last week, Mason Mount, due to illness after scoring his first career hat-trick against Norwich City last week and N’Golo Kante  as they remained in London for treatment and recovery.

Meanwhile in-form wing-backs Ben Chilwell and Reece James could make way for Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta, in premier league match against Burnley in mind.

Thiago Silva and Andreas Christensen could similarly sit back, making way for upcoming star Trevoh Chalobah and Malang Sarr to join Antonio Rudiger in the back three.

Chelsea next goal will be the 500th goal scored in European competitive matches.

The Blues need to score two goals to reach 2,000 since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003.

Chelsea are seeking a seventh successive win (include the one on penalties against Southampton) Juventus 1:0 win against the Blues on September 29.

The Blues have kept more clean sheets (11) than any other club in the UCL since the beginning of last season, conceding only five goals from 16 matches in the champions league during this time.

Chelsea are currently sit in second place in Group H of the Champions League group stage, with two wins and one defeat, with three points ahead of Zenit St Petersburg.

The full Chelsea squad in Sweden to face Malmo is:

Edouard Mendy

Kepa Arrizabalaga

Marcus Bettinelli

Thiago Silva

Antonio Rudiger

Cesar Azpilicueta

Marcos Alonso

Andreas Christensen

Jorginho

Christian Pulisic

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Trevoh Chalobah

Saul Niguez

Ross Barkley

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Ben Chilwell

Hakim Ziyech

Reece James

Kai Havertz

Malang Sarr

Harvey Vale

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