Chelsea take on Rubin Kazan on Thursday 4th April, 2013, with kickoff at 20:05. This match is currently being shown LIVE on ESPN.
It may seem as though the season for Chelsea now just boils down to the FA Cup, but their financial might puts them in the odd situation where even the monetarily unrewarding Europa League counts as something toward their overall season despite being a level lower than they expect to operate. Rubin are a good side, but the fans at the Bridge will expect a win tonight if they are to be persuaded to travel for the second leg.
If Rafa is to move on to a bigger club, he’ll not want this year to be a wasted one in the CV, so expect a strong home line-up.
Chelsea v Rubin Kazan is LIVE on ESPN.