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Chelsea Champions League 2022/23: Group Draw, Squad, Fixtures

Chelsea Champions League 2022: Not only Premier League but Champion League is also expected by football fans around the world. The Blues had a year with little rest, playing 63 of an available 66 matches, and they will be eager to compete in the Champions League once more. Chelsea will be itching to move over the disappointment of last season and improve themselves this season.

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Chelsea Champions League Group Draw 2022/23

Chelsea will be aiming for a stronger performance in the UEFA Champions League in 2022–23 after receiving a fairly favorable draw.

Thomas Tuchel’s team knows their rivals before their adventure begins with a group encounter on September 6/7. They became one of the 32 teams in the pots during the Champions League group round selection in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 25.

In Group E, Chelsea’s opponents in the group stages include AC Milan, FC Salzburg, and Dinamo Zagreb.

Group E

  • AC Milan
  • Chelsea
  • FC Salzburg
  • Dinamo Zagreb

chelsea champions league group draw

AC Milan 

The Rossoneri are Italy’s most victorious club in Europe, having won seven Champions League championships. Milan only managed to win one game in the group phase last campaign and was eliminated before the knockout stages.

Salzburg FC

The Austrian team reached the round of 16 the previous season. Yet, they lost to Bayern Munich in a shocking 8-2 final score after tying the first leg 1-1.

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb, the defending champions of Croatia, has progressed to the group rounds eight times. They prevailed over Bod/Glimt of Norway in their Champions League semifinal.

Chelsea Champions League 2022 Squad

Rudiger and Christensen’s departures this summer have brought an unsettling adjustment to the defensive line. Even if Koulibaly has come as a temporary replacement, there likely still has to be work done in that area. Romelu Lukaku has returned to Italy, but Sterling will probably improve the attack.

Here is the complete list of Chelsea FC players who will appear in the Chelsea Champions League Squad in 2022/23!


NameJersey NumberNationalityAgeContract Expiry
Marcus Bettinelli13English302023
Kepa Arrizabalag a1Spanish282025
Edouard Mendy16Senegalese302025


NameJersey NumberNationalityAgeContract Expiry
Cesar Azpiliceuta28Spanish332023
Ben Chilwell21English262025
Marc Cucurella32Spanish242028
Reece James24English232025
Kalidou Koulibaly26Senegalese312026
Wesley Fofana33French222029
Thiago Silva6Brazillian382023
Trevoh Chalobah14English232026


NameJersey NumberNationalityAgeContract Expiry
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang9Gabon332024
Kai Havertz29German232025
Christian Pulišić10American242024
Raheem Sterling66English282023
Hakim Ziyech22Moroccan292025


NameJersey NumberNationalityAgeContract Expiry
Denis Zakaria 20Swiss 26 loan (2022/23)
Carney Chukwuemeka30English192028
Conor Gallagher23English222025
N’Golo Kanté7French312023
Mateo Kovačić8Croatian282024
Ruben Loftus-Cheek12English262024
Mason Mount19English232024

Chelsea Champions League Fixtures 2022

The fixture list is much more crammed this season due to the unusual timetable brought on by the winter FIFA World Cup. Between September and November, the Blues will play about 18 times over about 70 days. In the weeks leading up to the World Cup in Qatar, the Blues will play a match roughly every four days.

Chelsea Champions League Fixtures 2022

Following the confirmation of Chelsea’s Champions League group, the European soccer’s executive board UEFA will soon public a schedule for the group.

Chelsea will meet the other three teams both away and at home on the below dates. Let’s check out the Chelsea Champions League schedule.

MatchdayOpposing teamTime (UK)
6th – 7th September 2022  @ Dinamo17:45 BST
13th – 14th September 2022vs. Salzburg20:00 BST
4th – 5th October 2022vs. Milan20:00 BST
11th – 12th October 2022@ Milan20:00 BST
25th – 26th October 2022@ Salzburg17:45 BST
1st – 2nd November 2022vs. Dinamo20:00 BST

Chelsea would proceed to the knockout rounds, starting with the Round of 16, if they finished one of the top two clubs in their group after the end of the six group-stage games.

Here is the Chelsea Champions League players’ route from the semifinals to the championship in Istanbul, Turkey’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium:

RoundFirst LegSecond Leg
Round of 1614th – 22nd February 20237th – 15th March 2023
Quarterfinals11th – 12th April 202318th – 19th April 2023
Semifinals9th – 10th May 202316th – 17th May 2023
Final10th June 2023


There was the conclusion of our in-depth blog piece on the “Chelsea Champions League 2022 – 2023: Full Squads And Fixtures”. What do you think about this topic? What is your prediction about the team’s performance in this campaign? Post a comment for us below. For more fascinating articles like this, check out our Chelsea FC Player website!


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