[Teams] Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Confirmed Line-ups
Chelsea welcome Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon looking to climb back into the top three. Here are the confirmed line-ups for the big game.
Chelsea welcome Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon looking to climb back into the top three.
The Blues currently sit seventh in the table after Saturday’s results but a positive result today would see the European champions move back into the top four with a game in hand.
Interim boss Rafa Benitez has named David Luiz in midfield for the game with Brazilian Ramires left on the bench and Gary Cahill playing alongside Branislav Ivanovic at the back. Victor Moses continues in attack alongside Juan Mata and Eden Hazard. Frank Lampard retains his place in midfield.
Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game:
Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Cole, David Luiz, Lampard, Moses, Mata, Hazard, Torres.
Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Ake, Ramires, Oscar, Marin, Piazon.
Aston Villa Team
Guzan, Lowton, Baker, Clark, Lichaj, Holman, Westwood, Bannan, Herd, Weimann, Benteke
Subs: Given, Bowery, El Ahmadi, Ireland, Bennett, Delph, Albrighton
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