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Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund: Confirmed team news as Blues conclude pre-season tour



Chelsea face Borussia Dortmund in the fifth and final game of their 2023 pre-season tour of the United States and the team news is in from Soldier Field.

Mauricio Pochettino‘s side are hoping to close out their US tour with another win to ensure they go unbeaten in their preparations for the 2023/24 campaign.

Wins over Wrexham, Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham, with a draw against Newcastle United, sees Chelsea undefeated Stateside, which saw them win the Premier League Summer Series earlier this week.

The friendly will get underway at 1.30am BST time, 7.30pm local time, and will be available to watch live on the 5th Stand App.

Here is the confirmed team news from Soldier Field, Chicago:


Starting XI: Kepa, James, Silva, Colwill, Chilwell, Enzo, Gallagher, Sterling, Chukwuemeka, Nkunku; Jackson

Bench: Slonina, Bergstrom, Chalobah, Humphreys, Cucurella, Gusto, Maatsen, Santos, Ugochukwu, Casadei, Angelo, Moreira, Hall, Mudryk

Borussia Dortmund

Starting XI: Meyer, Ryerson, Sule, Hummels, Bensebaini, Ozcan, Malen, Reus, Sabitzer, Adeyemi, Moukoko

Bench: Kirsch, Nmecha, Haller, Hazard, Wolf, Brandt, Can, Pohlmann, Bueno, Papadopoulos, Bamba, Bueno, Blank