Chelsea 1-1 Red Bull Salzburg LIVE REACTION: Austrians rain on Blues parade as Potter’s first game in charge ends in Champions League draw despite Sterling goal – James hailed ‘best player’ in front of Southgate

    Graham Potter will begin his Chelsea tenure tonight as the Blues welcome Red Bull Salzburg to Stamford Bridge. 

    The fixture will go ahead as planned despite other postponements after discussions with UEFA and the Metropolitan Police following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. 

    Potter replaced Thomas Tuchel who was sacked after losing to Dinamo Zagreb in the club’s opening game of the Champions League group stage last week. 

    • Chelsea XI: Kepa, James, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Cucurella, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Havertz, Aubameyang, Sterling.
    • Subs: Bettinelli, Loftus-Cheek, Chalobah, Broja, Zakaria, Chilwell, Ziyech, Gallagher, Koulibaly, Chukwuemeka, Fofana.
    • Salzburg XI: Kohn, Capaldo, Fernando, Seiwald, Kjaergaard, Ulmer, Sucic, Pavlovic, Dedic, Okafor, Bernardo.
    • Adamu, Baidoo, Diarra, Gourna-Douath, Kameri, Koita, Mantl, Piatkowski, Sesko, Simic, Van der Brempt, Walke
    • talkSPORT will have live commentary from west London with Ian Danter and former Chelsea defender Scott Minto.

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    Potter was confirmed as Chelsea manager last week


    Potter was confirmed as Chelsea manager last week


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