[Teams] Chelsea vs Cardiff: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on October 19, 2013

Chelsea welcome Cardiff City to Stamford Bridge today looking to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.

The Blues head into the weekend sitting third but are just two points off the pace so will hope to close the gap with a win this afternoon.

Jose Mourinho has opted to start Samuel Eto’o up front with Demba Ba not making the squad despite his impressive display against Norwich last time out. Fernando Torres returns to the bench. Willian starts ahead of Oscar in attack while Eden Hazard returns to the starting line-up.

Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game.


Cech; Ivanovic, D Luiz, Terry, Bertrand; Ramires, Lampard; Willian, Mata, Hazard; Eto’o

Subs: Schwarzer, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Essien, Oscar, De Bruyne, Torres


Marshall, Theophile-Catherine, Taylor, Caulker, Turner, Whittingham, Medel, Gunnarsson, Mutch, Cowie, Odemwingie.

Subs: Lewis, Hudson, Campbell, Kim, Gestede, Noone, Maynard

Now we’ve seen the teams what’s your predicted score for the game? Share your suggestions below.



  1. Mac-dee

    October 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Impressive startline,not that bad i luv the formation and the strategy. Welcome fernando time 2 continue ur inspirior action

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