Chelsea FC vs Stoke City
Date: April 7, 2014
Venue: Stamford Bridge — London
Referee: L. Probert
Live Score: Sky-Sports-1
Aiming to bounce back from last weekend’s shocking loss to Crystal Palace when they host Stoke City this Saturday evening.
The Blues head into the game on the back of back-to-back losses which have spoiled their chances of picking up Premier League title this season.
- Chelsea player Nemanja Matic returns after after missing midweek defeat to Paris St-Germain.
- Ashley Cole is back from a knee injury but Samuel Eto’o is sidelined with a hamstring injury.
- Ramires is also ineligible as he serves the final game of a three-match suspension.
- Jonathan Walters is available for Stoke’s lineup after completing a three-match suspension.
- Oussama Assaidi is not yet back in contention despite being close to returning from a knee injury.
Chelsea: Cech; Cahill, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Terry; Matic, Lampard; Willian, Hazard, Oscar; Eto’o
Stoke: Begovic; Wilson, Pieters, Cameron, Shawcross; N’Zonzi, Palacois, Whelan; Arnautovic, Odemwingie, Crouch