[Teams] Chelsea vs Southampton: Confirmed Line-Ups
Chelsea entertain Southampton at Stamford Bridge this afternoon looking to close the gap at the top of the Premier League. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Chelsea entertain Southampton at Stamford Bridge this afternoon looking to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.
The Blues currently trail leaders Arsenal by seven points following the Gunners win on Saturday so need a victory over the Saints to keep pace with the north Londoners.
Boss Jose Mourinho has recalled Fernando Torres to the starting line-up after Samuel Eto’o was ruled out through injury. Frank Lampard is given a breather as Michael Essien starts in midfield while Juan Mata also comes in after several weeks out of the starting eleven.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Essien, Ramires; Mata, Oscar, Hazard; Torres
Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, Mikel, Lampard, Schurrle, Willian, Ba
Boruc, Clyne, Fonte, Lovren, Shaw, Wanyama, Schneiderlin, Ward-Prowse, Lallana, Rodriguez, Osvaldo.
Subs: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Lambert, S. Davis, Cork, Chambers, Hooiveld.
Whats your predicted score for the game? Share your views below.
/ 3 hours ago
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is pushing the club to make an opening bid for...
/ 12 hours ago
Liverpool face direct competition from Real Madrid in the race to sign Monaco midfielder...