Benfica v Chelsea preview

Team news ahead of Chelsea's Champions League quarter-final first leg away at Benfica on Tuesday night.

Last Updated: 26/03/12 at 19:37

Ivanovic: Made the trip

Ivanovic: Made the trip

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Chelsea could have a fully fit squad.

Branislav Ivanovic travelled to Lisbon after missing Saturday's goalless Barclays Premier League draw against Tottenham with a thigh strain.

Manager Roberto Di Matteo must decide how much to rotate for what is the Blues' third match of a run of seven in 20 days.

Chelsea (from): Cech, Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Luiz, Cahill, Cole, Bertrand, Mikel, Romeu, Essien, Meireles, Ramires, Lampard, Mata, Malouda, Drogba, Torres, Sturridge, Kalou, Turnbull.

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