[Teams] Chelsea vs Tottenham: Confirmed line-ups from Stamford Bridge

By on February 27, 2019

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Chelsea will need to get over their Carabao Cup final disappointment quickly as they take on Tottenham at Stamford Bridge this evening.

Maurizio Sarri has axed Kepa Arrizabalaga after he refused to be substituted against Man City on Sunday so Willy Caballero starts between the sticks. Marcos Alonso is also recalled for Chelsea with Emerson Palmeiri making way at left-back.

Mateo Kovacic comes in to the midfield alongside Jorginho and N’Golo Kante with Ross Barkley dropping out while Gonzalo Huguain replaces Willian in attack with Eden Hazard moving out to the wing.

Tottenham are without Jan Vertonghen so Davinson Sanchez starts alongside Toby Alderweireld in the back four with Ben Davies and Kieran Trippier returning in the full-back positions.

Erik Lamela comes in to the attack as he lines-up alongside Harry Kane, Hueng-min Son and Christian Eriksen. Lucas Moura and Fernando Llorente are among the subs.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Caballero; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Pedro, Higuaín, Hazard

Subs: Kepa, Christensen, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Willian, Giroud

Tottenham

Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Davies, Winks, Sissoko, Eriksen, Lamela, Son, Kane.

Subs: Gazzaniga, Aurier, Rose, Foyth, Wanyama, Lucas, Llorente

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