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UCL: Mourinho drops Mikel, Hazard; starts Baba Rahman, Fabregas

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Jose Mourinho makes three changes to the side which started against Liverpool on Saturday.

Baba Rahman comes in at left-back, allowing Cesar Azpilicueta to move to right-back, while Kurt Zouma moves into the centre of defence alongside John Terry.

Nemanja Matic is restored to the starting line-up at the expense of John Mikel Obi, and is expected to play alongside Ramires, who makes his 200th start for the club.

Cesc Fabregas, a second-half substitute on Saturday, starts, with Eden Hazard dropping down to the bench. Gary Cahill, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Loic Remy are also among the substitutes.

Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

Begovic; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Terry (c), Baba; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Oscar; Diego Costa.

Substitutes: Blackman, Cahill, Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Hazard, Pedro, Remy .

Dynamo Kiev are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

Shovkovskiy; Vida, Khacheridi, Dragovic, Antunes; Sydorchuk, Rybalka; Yarmolenko, Buyalskiy, González; Kravets.

Substitutes: Rybka, Morozyuk, Miguel Veloso, Petrović, Garmash, Gusev, Júnior Moraes.

Tonight’s referee is Pavel Královec from Czech Repubic.

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