[Teams] Chelsea vs Sheff Wed: Confirmed Line-Ups for FA Cup clash

By on January 27, 2019

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Chelsea will look to avoid an upset when they take on Sheffield Wednesday in the 4th round of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge this afternoon. 

Maurizio Sarri has handed a debut to new loan signing Gonzalo Higuain as he starts up front with Willian and youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi in support. Eden Hazard gets a well earned rest.

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Willy Caballero starts in goal while Andreas Christensen and Marcos Alonso come in to the back four. Ross Barkley, Ethan Ampadu and Mateo Kovacic make-up the midfield with Jorginho among the substitutes.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek is also among the subs after recovering from a back injury while Olivier Giroud and Pedro are on the bench.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Caballero; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Alonso; Barkley, Ampadu, Kovacic; Hudson-Odoi, Higuain, Willian.

Subs: Kepa, Luiz, Emerson, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Pedro, Giroud

Sheffield Wednesday

Westwood, Palmer, Lees, Thorniley, Fox, Hutchinson, Bannan, Pelupessy, Reach, Boyd, Fletcher.

Subs: Dawson, Baker, Pudil, Matias, Nuhiu, Joao, Forestieri

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