CHELSEA face a 4000-mile round trip to Russia to take on Krasnodar in their second Champions League group game.

The Blues played out a 0-0 draw at home to Sevilla in their opening match as the two group favourites ended up deadlocked.

But Krasnodar will be buoyed by a 1-1 draw away to Rennes in their first game and know that a shock win here would give them a reasonable chance of qualifying.

What time does Krasnodar vs Chelsea kick off?

  • Krasnodar take on Chelsea on Wednesday, October 28.
  • The match kicks off at 5.55pm – 8.55pm in Krasnodar.
  • It will be played at the Krasnodar Stadium.

What TV channel is Krasnodar vs Chelsea on and can I live stream it?

  • Krasnodar vs Chelsea is live on BT Sport 3.
  • Coverage commences at 5.15pm – 40 minutes before kick-off.
  • To stream the game live, head to the BT Sport website or app.
  • Alternatively, listen to all of the action live on talkSPORT.

How do I watch Krasnodar vs Chelsea for free?

  • Viewers with an EE phone contract can get a three-month FREE trial of BT Sport.
  • Simply text SPORT to 150.

Team news

Chelsea are in a strong position for this game with only Kepa and Billy Gilmour injury worries.

However, Kepa was unlikely to play after a horror show in his last appearance against Southampton.

And Edouard Mendy looks to have made the number one jersey his own with two clean sheets in the last two games and an assured display in the weekend's 0-0 draw at Man Utd.

Latest odds

Krasnodar 5/1

Draw 29/10

Chelsea 4/9

*Odds from Ladbrokes correct as of Sunday, October 25

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    Breathtaking stadium!

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    Everyone has a point each!

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    FK Krasnodar will compete in their first ever home match in the UEFA Champions League – none of the previous six Russian sides won their first home game in the competition (D4 L2).

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    Chelsea have won five of their six European encounters with Russian opponents (L1), winning all four UEFA Champions League outings.

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    This will be first ever competitive meeting between FK Krasnodar and Chelsea.

    The Russian side are unbeaten in their previous two games against English teams in all competitions (W1 D1), with both matches coming against Everton in the 2014-15 UEFA Europa League.

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    Welcome to the live blog for Krasnodar vs Chelsea.

    Frank Lampard’s Blues are in Russia for their second Champions League group game, travelling 2000 miles to reach their destination!

    Chelsea drew 0-0 with last season’s Europa League winners Sevilla in their Champions League group stage opener.

    Krasnodar managed to pick up a valuable point against French outfit Rennes, Cristian Ramirez struck in the 59th minute to cancel out Serhou Guirassy’s opener from the penalty spot.

    Chelsea are able to field a full strength side should boss Lampard choose to do so, only Kepa and Billy Gilmore are doubts for the game.

    New boy Edouard Mendy will be looking to stake his claim to the No1 jersey having kept two clean sheets in his last two games, including a confident display in the 0-0 draw at Man Utd.

    Team news should be out at around 4.55pm, an hour before kick-off.

    Don’t go anywhere!

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