[Teams] Newcastle v Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups
Chelsea take on Newcastle United at St James Park today looking for a win to move top of the Premier League. Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game.
Chelsea take on Newcastle United at St James Park today looking for a win to move top of the Premier League.
The Blues head into the weekend action sitting second, just two points behind leaders Arsenal, so can go clear if they can secure all three points this afternoon.
Jose Mourinho has made several changes to the side that beat Arsenal 2-0 in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday with Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, Branislav Ivanovic, John Terry, Frank Lampard, Eden Hazard, Oscar and Fernando Torres all being recalled. Juan Mata retains his place after an excellent showing at the Emirates.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Krul; Debuchy, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Santon; Sissoko, Tiote, Cabaye, Gouffran; Shola Ameobi, Remy
Subs: Elliot, Tavernier, Anita, Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Ben Arfa, Cisse
Cech; Ivanovic, Luiz, Terry, Cole; Ramires, Lampard; Oscar, Mata, Hazard; Torres
Subs: Schwarzer, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Mikel, Willian, Schurrle, Eto’o
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