By Charlie Walker For Mailonline
Published: 15:20 GMT, 26 October 2020 | Updated: 15:26 GMT, 26 October 2020
Chelsea will go ahead with training in Russia before their Champions League game with Krasnodar, despite Bayern Munich cancelling a session in the country’s capital due to coronavirus fears.
Russia has been badly hit by the second wave of the pandemic with reports from some cities that bodies are piling up in morgues.
Workers filmed bodies in corridors of a morgue in Russian city of Novokuznetsk, in south east Russia
Chelsea will train and hold a press conference in Russia this week despite coronavirus fears
Bayern Munich will not train at Lokomotiv Moscow ahead of their Champions League game
Chelsea travel to south west Russia on Tuesday and arrive early evening before the players take their final training session - and Frank Lampard holds his press conference via Zoom - from the Krasnodar stadium.
In contrast, the German champions have elected to do their final session and media interviews before facing Lokomotiv Moscow at their training base in Munich, according to