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Bayer Leverkusen travel to London, England take on Chelsea in their first match in the Champions League group in 2011.
Bayer during the group stage as the third-seeded team in the group, while Chelsea's favorite first-place in the group.
Where: Stamford Bridge
When: September 13, 14:45 EDT Watch
Hours: Fox Soccer Plus (U.S.), Setanta Sports 1 (UK, Germany), Sky Sports 2 (UK), SportsNet (Canada)
Feed Live: Sky Sports (UK), Fox Soccer TV (USA), UEFA (International)
The biggest storyline: Michael Ballack returned to Stamford Bridge
Did not doubt it will be the headliner in this game? The only place a damper on the fact that Ballack has not solidified a place in the starting lineup for Leverkusen.
According to ESPN, head coach Robin Dutt has got rid of players not in the starting lineup, or 11
I was very pleased with Michael Ballack, and he was very active at night, but I do not know if he plays at Chelsea on Tuesday.
A lot of players to be fit for Tuesday and I will not show on my team right now, anyway. Chelsea game will be completely different from this.
Opening a key player in Chelsea Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard Chelsea midfielder in the center and more goals from midfield than any other player in club history.
It has a powerful impact, and is one of the best passers the game has ever seen. He has repeatedly frustrated the England team, but his phenomenal performance for his club since joining in 2001.
Key player to watch Bayer Sydney Sam
Sam a lot of recent success Leverkusen already, as it was the machine to score goals. He is tied for lead in goals for the team this year in the league.
Sam is a very versatile player, as the strikers and the media play in this team. She firmly with the ball at his feet and has a big impact.
Marble security key from the Defense
Possession will be extremely important in this game, especially in Leverkusen. If Chelsea dominated possession, the German club a chance to break the Blues have.
If Leverkusen should leave London with a point, they need to control the ball in midfield.
What they say:
Chelsea hoping to raise a European trophy this year, but they are focused on taking one game at a time. Andre Villa-Boas said on Sky Sports for his team in the Champions League.
If we take the European trophy is, of course, a dream for everyone, but it's hard to win the trophy when you see the level of other European teams, as they are and not be a problem again.
We just need to go step by step on them. We have only two days before the match with Bayer with an extra day of rest alone, and we need to focus on the first three points ahead of Valencia.
According to the official site of UEFA story is not close to Leverkusen for their match with Chelsea.
Leverkusen in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in 2004/05, has not won in their seven visits to England. They won one game the last time at Blackburn Rovers 0-0 in the group stage of UEFA Cup 2006/07, but lost the last five of six games. The German side had only two losses of 15 lamps with pages in English, ? 9.