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[Teams] Southampton vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups
Southampton play host to Chelsea this afternoon with both sides looking to kick start 2014 on a positive note.
The Blues head into the game sitting third in the Premier League table so will be hoping to cut the gap on the leaders with a win on the South Coast.
Jose Mourinho has recalled Ramires after the Brazilian served a one-match ban and he starts alongside John Obi Mikel in midfield. Andre Schurrle also starts with Juan Mata and Eden Hazard in attack while Fernando Torres is preferred to Samuel Eto’o up front.
Here are the teams:
Davis,Chambers, Fonte, Lovren,Shaw, Cork,Schneiderlin, S. Davis,Lallana,Rodriguez, Ramírez.
Subs: Gazzaniga, Clyne, Yoshida, Lambert, Ward-Prowse, Hooiveld, Gallagher.
Cech; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Mikel, Ramires; Schurrle, Mata, Hazard; Torres.
Subs: Schwarzer, Kalas, Essien, Oscar, Willian, Eto’o and Ba
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