Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has also made one alteration to the team that featured three weeks ago, with Pedro making way for Giroud.
Ernesto Valverde has decided to make just one change to the Barcelona side that started the first leg, with Dembele coming into the starting line-up to replace Paulinho.
Chelsea substitutes: Willy Caballero, Emerson, Gary Cahill, Davide Zappacosta, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Pedro, Alvaro Morata.
Chelsea XI (3-4-2-1): Thibaut Courtois; Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger; Victor Moses, Cesc Fabregas, N’Golo Kante, Marcos Alonso; Willian, Eden Hazard; Olivier Giroud.
Barcelona substitutes: Jasper Cillessen, Lucas Digne, Thomas Vermaelen, Andre Gomes, Aleix Vidal, Paulinho, Paco Alcacer.
Barcelona XI (4-4-2): Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Ousmane Dembele, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta; Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez.
There’s just under 15 minutes left to go until kick-off, so let’s have a look at how the two teams will be lining up this evening…
Willian impressed once again in the victory against Palace, and the Brazilian could end up being his side’s standout performer this evening. They definitely could do with him putting in a similarly good performance tonight, particularly when Messi is in such good form as well. The Argentine has scored five goals in four appearances and is raring to go today.
With the Catalan side performing so well at home, Chelsea certainly will have to be at their best this evening if they’re to reach the quarter-finals. They managed to return to winning ways against Crystal Palace on the weekend but have lost twice since the first leg, with both Manchester clubs managing to get the better of a side that, as things stand, are in danger of failing to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Barcelona largely struggled to break down a defensively compact Chelsea side three weeks ago and will be hoping to take advantage of what should be a more open game this evening. Not only are they unbeaten in their last 14 clashes across all competitions but they haven’t suffered a home defeat since August’s Super Cup, while on only two occasions in their last five games have they conceded a goal.
It looked as if Chelsea were going to head to Catalonia in pole position when Willian put them a goal up in the first leg, but Barcelona fought back and start the night as favourites to progress thanks to a vital away goal. Lionel Messi’s strike has put the Blaugrana in a promising position, but the close nature of the meeting at Stamford Bridge means this tie remains firmly in the balance.
Good evening and welcome to our live coverage of today’s Champions League last-16 second leg between Barcelona and Chelsea at Camp Nou.