[Teams] Chelsea vs Newcastle: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on February 8, 2014

Chelsea entertain Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge this afternoon with both sides desperately seeking three valuable points.

The Blues head into the weekend action sitting level on points with second-placed Manchester City after an impressive 1-0 win over their title rivals at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night.

Jose Mourinho has played down his sides chances of winning the league but the west Londoners could go top with a win today if other results go their way, so there in a strong position to make a real push for the title during the closing stages of the season.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, D Luiz, Azpilicueta; Matic, Lampard; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o

Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, Mikel, Ramires, Schurrle, Salah, Ba.

Newcastle

Krul; Debuchy, Williamson, S.Taylor, Dummett; Anita, Santon; Ben Arfa, Sissoko, Sammy Ameobi; de Jong

Subs: Elliot, Haidara, Yanga-Mbiwa, Gosling, Marveaux, Shola Ameobi, Armstrong

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