[Teams] Chelsea vs Southampton: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on December 1, 2013

Chelsea entertain Southampton at Stamford Bridge this afternoon looking to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.

The Blues currently trail leaders Arsenal by seven points following the Gunners win on Saturday so need a victory over the Saints to keep pace with the north Londoners.

Boss Jose Mourinho has recalled Fernando Torres to the starting line-up after Samuel Eto’o was ruled out through injury.  Frank Lampard is given a breather as Michael Essien starts in midfield while Juan Mata also comes in after several weeks out of the starting eleven.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Essien, Ramires; Mata, Oscar, Hazard; Torres

Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, Mikel, Lampard, Schurrle, Willian, Ba

Southampton

Boruc, Clyne, Fonte, Lovren, Shaw, Wanyama, Schneiderlin, Ward-Prowse, Lallana, Rodriguez, Osvaldo.

Subs: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Lambert, S. Davis, Cork, Chambers, Hooiveld.

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2 Comments

  1. PAAPA TANDOH

    December 1, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Mourinho best coach in the whole world….. That your line- ups is the best so far…… More, more, more trophies to come

  2. iyke

    December 1, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    up chelsea

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