Zenit vs Chelsea LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news, group table, kick-off time for Champions League clash

CHELSEA complete their Champions League group stage at Zenit this evening.

Thomas Tuchel's Blues will go through to the Last 16 as Group H winners with victory, with a better head-to-head than Juventus.

The big draw for the Last 16 takes place on Monday.

  • Kick-off: 5.45pm GMT
  • TV/ live stream: BT Sport 3/ EE Customers can watch for free

JOIN SUN VEGAS: GET A FREE £10 BONUS WITH 100s OF GAMES TO PLAY AND NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED (Ts&Cs apply)

Follow ALL of the latest updates below…

  • Giacomo Pisa

    THE OPPONENTS

    Zenit are currently two points clear at the top of the Russian Premier League, ahead of Dynamo Moscow.

    Sergei Semak's side are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions, including the 1-1 draw to Malmo on Matchday Five of the Champions League.

    That draw secured third place in Group H and their safe passage through to the Europa League.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    MATCH ODDS

    With just over an hour to go until kick off, here's a look at the latest match odds.

    • Zenit victory – 11/2
    • Draw – 16/1
    • Chelsea to win – 11/20

    *All odds from Betfair and correct at time of publication.

    AS IT STANDS

    Here's the state of play in Group H ahead of kick off in St. Petersburg.

    A Chelsea win guarantees progress as group winners, but if they drop points and Juventus beat Malmo, the Italians will top the group.

    They host the Swedish side in Turin and kick off at the same time as the Blues do.

    • Giacomo Pisa

      LAST TIME OUT

      A solitary Romelu Lukaku goal separated the two sides the last time they met earlier this year.

      The 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge in September is the only previous meeting between the pair in their history.

    • Giacomo Pisa

      GOOD AFTERNOON

      Welcome to our live blog of Zenit vs Chelsea on Matchday Six of the Champions League.

      The Blues are in Russia for tonight’s early kick off with a place in the knockout stages of the competition already guaranteed.

      And three points tonight would secure passage from Group H as group winners ahead of Juventus.

      Apart from a minor blip in losing away to Juve Thomas Tuchel and Co look like a team capable of defending the crown they won in Porto six months ago.

      Zenit meanwhile are heading into the Europa League with third place in the group already sewn up.

      The Blues will be keen to get back to winning ways after being beaten 3-2 by West Ham at the weekend, and in doing so dropping from the top of the Premier League to third.

      That defeat ended a 12-game unbeaten run in all competitions for Tuchel’s side.

      In team news Mateo Kovacic is out after testing positive for Covid-19, while Kai Havertz and Marcos Alonso are doubts after picking up knocks on Saturday.

      It leaves Tuchel short of options at left wing-back, with Ben Chilwell also out injured.

      Trevoh Chalobah, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante all remained sidelined as well.

      For Zenit Dmitri Chistyakov is suspended after being sent off against Malmo last time out.

      Kick off this evening is the earlier time of 5.45pm, with full team news coming up in half an hour!

      Source: Read Full Article