Chelsea vs Maribor: Champions League video preview

Video: Simon Rice and Jack de Menezes look ahead to Chelsea's clash against Maribor

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The Independent previews Chelsea's Champions League tie against Maribor, with the Blues currently undefeated in both the Premier League and Champions League this season.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho said that his team were focused on their relatively easy home tie against Maribor in the Champions League rather than their weekend fixture against Manchester United.

The Premier League leaders face Slovenian opposition for the first time in Tuesday night's Champions League Group G clash at Stamford Bridge.

Mourinho said he is not taking Maribor lightly.

"I don't have Man United in mind. I have Maribor in mind," Mourinho said.

"I don't rest players. We must play with what we have, with the best we have."

Maribor have drawn with Sporting Lisbon and Schalke in their opening two matches. Mourinho is currently unhappy about the injury of Diego Costa since he returned from international duty with Spain, where Vicente del Bosque made the Chelsea striker play almost every minute of their matches against Slovakia and Luxembourg.

Chelsea are also without John Obi Mikel, Ramires and Andre Schurrle.

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