[Teams] Derby vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on January 5, 2014

Chelsea take on Derby County at Pride Park this afternoon looking to book their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Jose Mourinho has decided to rotate his squad for the game. Mark Schwarzer comes in for Petr Cech in goal while David Luiz starts alongside Gary Cahill at the back after serving a one-game ban.

Michael Essien is also given a run-out in midfield while Samuel Eto’o starts ahead of Demba Ba with Fernando Torres rested.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:


Grant, Wisdom, Buxton, Keane, Forsyth, Eustace, Hughes, Hendrick, Dawkins, Ward, Martin

Subs: Legzdins, Freeman, Sammon, Bennett, Whitbread, Bailey, Cisse.


Schwarzer; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Cole; Essien, Mikel; Ramires, Oscar, Willian; Eto’o.

Subs: Cech, Kalas, Terry, Baker, Hazard, Mata, Torres.

What’s your predicted score for the game? Share your thoughts below.


One Comment

  1. softy

    January 5, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    not dat bad, but was expecting Mata in d starting IX.

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