[Teams] Chelsea vs Stoke: Confirmed Line-Ups
Chelsea take on Stoke City at Stamford Bridge this afternoon looking to secure a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Chelsea take on Stoke City at Stamford Bridge this afternoon looking to secure a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
The Blues cruised in to this stage of the competition with a 2-0 win over Derby County but are expected to be given a sterner test by the Potters today.
Boss Jose Mourinho has opted to rest captain John Terry and goalkeeper Petr Cech for the game with Mark Schwarzer starting in goal. David Luiz drops back into defence alongside Gary Cahill while Nemanja Matic makes his debut in midfield.
Andre Schurrle comes in to the attack alongside Oscar and Eden Hazard while Samuel Eto’o keeps his place up front. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Schwarzer; Ivanovic, Luiz, Cahill, Cole; Matic, Lampard; Schurrle, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o.
Subs: Cech, Azpilicueta, Terry, Mikel, Ramires, Willian, Ba.
Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters; Walters, Nzonzi, Ireland, Palacios, Arnautovic; Crouch
Subs: Sorensen, Muniesa, Shotton, Whelan, Adam, Assaidi, Guidetti
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