Chelsea vs Lille – Champions League last-16 first leg: Live score, team news, updates

Chelsea vs Lille LIVE: Kai Havertz heads Blues in front as Champions League holders make flying start to last-16 tie with Romelu Lukaku BENCHED by Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea begin their Champions League knockout stage campaign on Tuesday night when they host Lille in the last-16 first-leg in London.  

Thomas Tuchel’s side have won their last five matches in all competitions which has seen them solidify a place in the top-four, advance in the FA Cup and win the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. 

But French side Lille are not to be under-estimated as Les Dogues won Ligue 1 last season and have hotshot striker Jonathan David in their squad.

Follow Sportsmail’s SAM BLITZ for live Champions League coverage of Chelsea vs Lille in the first leg of their round of 16 clash, including build-up, team news and updates.