thumbnail Hello,
TEAM NEWS: Terry misses Chelsea's Europa League final with ankle injury

TEAM NEWS: Terry misses Chelsea's Europa League final with ankle injury

Getty Images

The Blues skipper has failed to recover from an ankle injury sustained against Aston Villa on Saturday, with 203-goal Frank Lampard captaining the side in his absence

John Terry will miss his second European final in as many seasons when Chelsea take on Benfica, with Frank Lampard captaining the Blues in his absence.

Terry has failed to recover from an ankle injury picked up during Saturday's 2-1 victory over Aston Villa, while Eden Hazard is also absent with a hamstring problem picked up in the same game.

Lampard will be flanked by Brazilians David Luiz and Ramires in a three-man midfield, with Gary Cahill partnering Branislav Ivanovic at the heart of the defence.

Benfica boss Jorge Jesus has fielded his strongest available line-up, with Nemanja Matic set to face his former club in central midfield.

Benfica: Artur; Almeida, Luisao, Garay, Melgarejo; Perez, Matic, Gaitan, Salvio; Rodrigo, Cardozo.

Subs: Paulo Lopes, Jardel, Andre Gomes, Aimar, Urreta, Ola John.

Chelsea: Cech; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Cole; Ramires, Lampard, Luiz; Oscar, Mata; Torres.

Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Ake, Mikel, Marin, Benayoun, Moses.
Quarter Finals
Alkmaar Zaanstreek AZ
v
SL Benfica Benfica
#B1with_AZ
#B1with_Benfica
Olympique Lyonnais Lyon
v
Juventus FC Juventus
#B1with_Lyon
#B1with_Juventus
FC Basel 1893 Basel
v
Valencia Club de Fútbol Valencia
#B1with_Basel
#B1with_Valencia
FC Porto Porto
v
Sevilla FC Sevilla
#B1with_Porto
#B1with_Sevilla

Related

From the web