Chelsea with all its stars for charity match in USA
The Blues will play a benefit match against New England Revolution with a starting line-up including Eden Hazard, N'Golo Kanté, and Gonzalo Higuaín.
Chelsea and New England Revolution have joined to fight against discrimination in the world, and they seek to promote equality and tolerance through sports. The primary recipients of this encounter will be the World Jewish Congress, the synagogue of the Tree of Life, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Educational Holocaust Trust.
Chelsea and New England Revolution will star in the charity game "Final Whistle on Hate" on May 15 at Gillette Stadium; the game is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM EST.
The team from London announced which players will make the list for the game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. A friendly where Sarri decided to bring the luxury box to the United States since they're not leaving out any of the team's stars. Among the names that stand out are Eden Hazard, N'Golo Kanté, David Luiz, Gonzalo Higuain, and Kepa Arrizabalaga.
César Azpilicueta talked about the importance to be part of a game that seeks to eradicate discrimination and anti-Semitism in society. "Discrimination, and particularly anti-Semitism has become too common in our society, and this match against New England Revolution will use the power of sport to promote tolerance and equality."
The Spanish defender was excited to have a strong team for his visit to Boston, as well as being eager to travel to Boston for the first time. "For many of us, it will be our first time in Boston, and we look forward to seeing the city and play in front of our loyal United States fans."
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and the Kraft family will donate 1 million dollars in support of the cause.
Chelsea squad list
Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Rob Green
Defenders: Antonio Rüdiger, Andreas Chirstensen, César Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Davide Zappacosta, Emerson Palmieri, Gary Caill, Marcos Alonso, Ethan Ampadu
Midfielders: Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, N'Golo Kanté, Ross Berkley, Rubén Loftus-Cheek, Danny Drinkwater
Forwards: Eden Hazard, Gonzalo Higuain, Olivier Giroud, Pedro, and Willian.
The 'Blues' are at the end of the season in England, where they will have to maintain the pace not to lose fourth position in the table and stay in the UEFA Champions League spots for next season. Chelsea still has to play against Watford and Leicester City and their season will end on May 12.
Chelsea also has to play the Europa League semi-final against Frankfurt to get into the final of the tournament that will be at Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29.