[Teams] Chelsea vs Man Utd: Confirmed Line-ups
Chelsea welcome Man Utd to Stamford Bridge for Sunday’s 4pm kick off with both sides desperate for all three points. Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game
Chelsea welcome Man Utd to Stamford Bridge in Sunday’s 4pm kick off. The Blues will be looking to extend their lead over fifth-placed Arsenal after the Gunners closed the gap to just two points on Saturday. The visitors however, will be desperate for all three points to go back level on points with rivals Man City at the top of the Premier League table.
Andre Villas-Boas must do without captain John Terry, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole. Gary Cahill makes his first appearance in a Chelsea shirt while Essien and Malouda also start.
For United, De Gea is back in goal while Ashley Young, Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney also return. here are the confirmed line-ups.
Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Luiz, Bosingwa; Essien, Meireles, Malouda; Sturridge, Torres, Mata.
SUBS: Turnbull, Ferriera, Bertrand, Hutchinson, Romeu, Piazon, Lukaku.
Man Utd Team
De Gea; Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Giggs, Young; Rooney, Welbeck
SUBS: Amos, Berbatov, Park, Hernandez, Fabio, Scholes, Pogba
We’ll have video highlights up shortly after the final whistle, so check back later.