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Chelsea wrap up their Champions League group stage campaign with a trip to Zenit St Petersburg tonight.

Chelsea have already sealed their place in the last 16 but Thomas Tuchel is demanding a reaction from his squad.

Defeat to West Ham last weekend saw them slip off top spot in the Premier League and they are in the middle of their worst run of the season.

And to make matter even more difficult he is facing a growing injury crisis ahead of the end of 2021.

N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic could be out until January with Jorginho not risked for the trip to Russia.

And with Leeds on the horizon he will rotate for this dead rubber with Cesar Azpilicueta, Romelu Lukaku and Christian Pulisic all set to come back into the side.

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Feargal Brennan

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