[Teams] Sunderland vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups
Deposed Premier League champions Chelsea take on relegation-threatened Sunderland at the Stadium of Light this afternoon. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Deposed Premier League champions Chelsea take on relegation-threatened Sunderland at the Stadium of Light this afternoon.
Guus Hiddink recalls goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to the starting eleven after the Belgian international served his two match suspension so Asmir Begovic drops to the bench.
John Terry came through the Spurs game unscathed so the skipper keeps his place alongside Gary Cahill at the back while John Obi Mikel starts with Nemanja Matic in midfield.
Eden Hazard comes in to the side after coming off the bench to score a superb goal against Tottenham last Monday.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Mannone, Yedlin, Van Aanholt , Kaboul, Kone, Kirchhoff, Cattermole, M’Vila, Borini, Khazri, Defoe.
Subs: Pickford, Larsson, Rodwell, N’Doye, O’Shea, Lens, Watmore.
Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego Costa.
Subs: Begovic, Baba Rahman, Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Oscar, Traore, Pato.
What’s your predicted score now we’ve seen the teams?
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