[Teams] Chelsea vs Sunderland: Confirmed Line-ups

By on April 7, 2013

Chelsea welcome Sunderland to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon looking to maintain their hopes of securing Champions League qualification.

Chelsea go into the game sitting fifth in the Premier League table after Arsenal leapfrogged into fourth with a 2-1 win at West Brom on Saturday so Rafa Benitez side need a win to reclaim their place in the top-four.

The Spaniard has named a strong side to face Sunderland today with Juan Mata and Eden Hazard both starting. John Terry and Frank Lampard are both left on the bench as is Fernando Torres. Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game:

Chelsea Team

Cech; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Luiz, Bertrand; Ramires, Mikel; Oscar, Mata, Hazard; Ba

Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Terry, Lampard, Benayoun, Marin, Torres.

Sunderland Team

Mignolet, Bardsley, Rose, O’Shea, Kilgallon, N’Diaye, Gardner, Larsson, Johnson, Sessegnon, Wickham.

Subs:  Westwood, Graham, Colback, McClean, Mangane, Mandron, Laidler

Now we’ve seen the teams what’s your predicted score for the game? Get involved in the comments section below.

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  1. peter munemo

    April 7, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    Watch out Chelsea , Totenham and Man City we the Gunners are pushing to our rightful position- 2

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