The Chelsea owners face Zenit St Petersburg in their first Champions League clash tonight.
Thomas Tuchel’s Blues won European glory last season, beating Premier League rivals Manchester City 1-0 in the final.
West Londoners are off to a good start in the new campaign and will be confident ahead of their return to the Champions League.
Chelsea face Russian side Zenit this evening ahead of Group H games against Juventus and Malmö.
Chelsea vs Zenit: date and time
The Champions League Group H match will take place on Tuesday, September 14.
It will start at 8 p.m. UK time and will be held at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea’s second group game will take place at Juventus on Wednesday 29 September at 8 p.m. ET.
Chelsea v Zenit: TV channel and live stream
The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting at 7.45 p.m.
BT Sport subscribers can stream this match live through the app on their computer, mobile devices and tablets.
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Chelsea v Zenit: talkSPORT coverage
Full coverage will be live on talkSPORT, with our pre-game prep starting at 7pm.
Adrian Durham will be your host and comments will come from Sam Matterface and Andy Townsend.
To connect, click on the radio player below or HERE for the live stream.
We’ll also have a live blog on the talkSPORT website with all the action from the evening.
Chelsea v Zenit: team news
Thomas Tuchel could do without a number of key players against Zenit.
Christian Pulisic is excluded from the clash with an ankle injury, while N’Golo Kante is also uncertain with an ankle injury.
Jorginho could return to midfield while Saul Niguez is hoping to keep his place in the squad.
On the Russian side, Zenit will be without Malcom and Claudinho after their return from international service with Brazil last week.