TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V GALATASARAY

Samuel Eto’o returns to the starting line-up with Fernando Torres making way, and Frank Lampard also comes in for the ineligible Nemanja Matic.

Petr Cech plays his 100th Champions League game behind a defence unchanged for a sixth game in a row. Gary Cahill makes his 100th Chelsea appearance.

Galatasaray have Yilaz Buruk passed fit to support Didier Drogba in attack. Semih Kaya, a half-time substitute in defence in the first leg, starts tonight and Yekta Kurtulus, who came on after half-an-hour is in midfield.

Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

1 Petr Cech; 2 Branislav Ivanovic, 24 Gary Cahill, 26 John Terry (c), 28 Cesar Azpilicueta; 7 Ramires, 8 Frank Lampard; 22 Willian, 11 Oscar, 17 Eden Hazard; 29 Samuel Eto’o.

Substitutes: 23 Mark Schwarzer, 33 Tomas Kalas, 4 David Luiz, 12 John Mikel Obi, 14 Andre Schurrle, 19 Demba Ba, 9 Fernando Torres.

Galatasaray are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

Muslera; Eboue, Chedjou, Semih, Telles; Yetka; Melo, Yilmaz, Inan (c), Sneijder; Drogba.

Substitutues: Ceylan, Burdisso, Gulselam, Bulut, Balta, Hajrovic, Sarioglu.

The referee is Felix Brych from Germany.

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