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Chelsea WILL train in Russia before they play Krasnodar in the Champions League despite coronavirus fears... as some cities report bodies piling up in morgues and Bayern Munich cancel their session at Lokomotiv Moscow Chelsea are soon travelling to south Russia to face Krasnodar on Wednesday The Blues have sent officials to the city to check the stadium and team hotel Club is satisfied that both venues meet UEFA and Premier League protocols But Bayern Munich elected to not train in Moscow before they face Lokomotiv Coronavirus rates are rising in Russia and some cities report bodies piling up 

By Charlie Walker For Mailonline

Published: 15:20 GMT, 26 October 2020 | Updated: 15:26 GMT, 26 October 2020

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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

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

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

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