Chelsea vs Al Hilal confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Club World Cup fixture today

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Chelsea will attempt to reach the final of the Fifa Club World Cup today when they face Al Hilal in the semi-finals of the inter-continental competition in the United Arab Emirates.

The Blues have only featured in the tournament once before and are looking to add the prize to Champions League and Uefa Super Cup trophies lifted under Tuchel in the past year.

FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and all the action as Chelsea face Al Hilal at the Club World Cup

Al Hilal were the winners of the Asian Champions League last season and the team from Saudi Arabia are managed by former Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim and boast former Newcastle, Watford and Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo in their ranks.

The winners of the match will face either South American champions Palmeiras or the winners of the African Champions League Al Ahly in Sunday’s final.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match this afternoon.

When is Chelsea vs Al Hilal?

The match kicks off at 4:30pm GMT on Wednesday 9 February.

How can I watch it?

It will be shown live on E4, with coverage starting from 4pm GMT. The match will also be available to stream online live on All 4.

Confirmed line-ups

Chelsea: Kepa; Christensen, Silva, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Ziyech, Lukaku, Havertz

Al Hilal: Al Maiouf; Alburayk, Jang, Al Bulayhi, Y Shahrani, Cuellar, Kanno, Salem, Pereira, Marega, Ighalo


Chelsea: 1/4

Draw: 11/2

Al Hilal: 17/2


A comfortable win surely awaits for Chelsea, who will look to come through unscathed ahead of Sunday’s final. Chelsea 2-0 Al Hilal