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UEFA: How Chelsea could line-up against Malmo with Mason Mount a doubt



Chelsea Mason Mount and Kai Havertz

Chelsea will take on Malmo on Tuesday as UEFA Champions League return to action.

Thomas Tuchel will be without many of his attacking weapon on Tuesday evening, with Mason Mount joining the list players in doubt to be featured.

Chelsea had a 4-0 win over Malmo in the fist -leg of thier Champions League group state match at Stamford Bridge last month.

A win in tomorrow visit at Malmo will put the blues in a 90% position of qualifying to the next round of the competition.

However, the blues will once again be without club record signing Romelu Lukaku and German striker Timo Werner who both sustained injuries in the first-leg last month.

Romelu Lukaku twisted his ankle during the first-half of the game against Malmo at stamford Bridge last month while Timo Werner also sustained Hamstring injury in the same match.

Lukaku and timo werner

For the third time this season, Chelsea will be without either of Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner

With both Striker out, Thomas Tuchel is left with the only option to Make Kai Havertz to lead the team attack.

Mateo Kovacic will also be missing out after sustaining a hamstring injury in last training and this has pave way for Ruben Loftus-Cheek to prove himself under Thomas Tuchel and take the advantage.

In defence, Thomas Tuchl have his full back-lines available to decide from Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Marcos Alonso, Cesar Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Andreas Christensen, Travoh Chalobah, Malang Sarr and Antonio Rudiger will all be available for selections.

In Midfield both Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi were taken-off in the second half of Saturday game against Newcastle, while both player will be hoping for a possible start on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Mason Mount miss Newcastle game due to illness but no official statement has been made by either the boss Thomas Tuchel or the player himselfs if he will be fit to get featured in tomorrow UEFA Champions League game against Malmo or not.

Malmo vs Chelsea predicted line up UEFA Champions League

Malmo vs Chelsea predicted line up – UEFA Champions League (Photo Credit: TheSun)

Christian Pulisic will remain on the sideline. The American born has been out since September when he sustained an ankle injury while on International duty with USA.

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