[Teams] Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Confirmed Line-Ups For Carabao Cup Quarter-Final

By on December 19, 2018

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Chelsea will be looking to book their place in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup when they take on Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge this evening.

Maurizio Sarri has made some changes to his side with Andreas Christensen and Emerson  Palmeiri coming in alongside Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta in the back four with David Luiz and Marcos Alonso making way.

Ross Barkley and Cesc Fabregas replace N’Golo Kante and Jorginho in midfield with Mateo Kovacic keeping his place. Ruben Loftus-Cheek replaces Pedro in attack while Olivier Giroud leads the line up front.

Eden Hazard isn’t risked from the start due to a minor knock but he’s named on the bench along with youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rüdiger, Christensen, Emerson; Barkley, Fàbregas, Kovacic; Loftus-Cheek, Giroud, Willian.

Subs: Caballero, Zappacosta, Luiz, Kante, Hazard, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi

Bournemouth

Boruc, S.Cook, Simpson, Daniels, Ibe, Stanislas, Brooks, Ake, Rico, Wilson, Mousset

Subs: Travers, Mings, Surman, Pugh, Fraser, King, Defoe

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One Comment

  1. Mary

    December 19, 2018 at 8:11 pm

    Odoi should be playing in a match such as this. Sarri is beginning to annoy fans. How do we get a good replacement for Hazard if he does not play this kid.

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