Chelsea team news vs Club America | News | Official Site

Thomas Tuchel has named his first Chelsea starting line-up of pre-season, as the Blues get set to face Mexican side Club America in Las Vegas.

The Blues take on the Mexican side at the impressive Allegiant Stadium, ahead of further games against Charlotte FC and Arsenal in Charlotte and Orlando respectively.

Thiago Silva captains the side and is flanked in central defense by Trevoh Chalobah and Malang Sarr, with Kepa Arrizabalaga the man between the sticks this evening.

Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ben Chilwell are named as right and left wing-backs respectively, with Conor Gallagher and Ross Barkley named in central midfield.

Kai Havertz will lead the line up front, with Hakim Ziyech and Kenedy offering support just behind.

Recent additions Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly are both left out of the squad as they bed into life at Chelsea, while Edouard Mendy also misses out.

Remember, you can watch the game live and for free on The 5th Stand app and official Chelsea website.

Chelsea:Kepa; Chalobah, Thiago Silva (c), Sarr; Hudson-Odoi, Barkley, Gallagher, Chilwell; Ziyech, Havertz, Kenedy.

Subs: Bettinelli, Alonso Ampadu, Azpilicueta, James, Mount, Pulisic, Batshuayi, Werner.

Club America: Ochoa (c), J. Sanchez, Valdez, Caceres, Reyes, Aquino, Dos Santos, Damm, Fidalgo, Layun, Martin.

Subs: Jimenez, R. Sanchez, S. Martinez, Araujo, Campos, Fuentes, R. Martinez, Moreno, Lara, Valdes, Zendejas, Rodriguez.

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