Confirmed Chelsea line-up for second Udinese clash

Thomas Tuchel has released his lineup to face Udinese for the second meeting.

The two sides played a pre-season clash on Friday evening which Chelsea won 3-1.

The second tie is a closed door friendly to give playing minutes to other members of the squad.

Mateo Kovacic captains the team, and there’s also a start for Ben Chilwell, Trevoh Chalobah, Hakim Ziyech and Christian Pulisic also start.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Armando Broja will play their first pre-season games this summer as well.

See the team below

Chelsea starting XI: Kepa, Chalobah, Ampadu, Sarr, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic (c), Gallagher, Chilwell, Ziyech, Broja, Pulisic.

Subs: Bettinelli, Emerson, Gilmour, Kenedy, Hudson-Odoi, Vale.