Chelsea vs. Swansea City: Lineups & Game Thread

Clive Rose

"It's a special day in football, especially for the team playing at home, and after that comes Liverpool, who are the leaders now and, who knows, could still be the leaders on that day, so it's hard, difficult but hopefully enjoyable."

"We need the strikers obviously to improve but we need the other players to be more effective with the way they transform half chances into chances. When they have a chance they have to attack defenders, shoot and provoke challenges"

-Jose Mourinho; source: Chelsea FC

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Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Petr Cech | Ashley Cole, John Terry, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic | Mikel, Ramires | Eden Hazard, Oscar, Juan Mata | Samuel Eto'o

Substitutes from: Mark Schwarzer, Cesar Azpilicueta, Gary Cahill, Frank Lampard, André Schürrle, Willian, Fernando Torres

Swansea City starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Gerhard TremmelNeil TaylorAshley Williams, Jordi Amat, Angel Rangel | José Cañas, Leon Britton | Wayne Routledge, Jonjo Shelvey, Alejandro Pozuelo | Álvaro Vázquez

Substitutes from: Gregor Zabret, Chico Flores, Ben Davies, Jonathan de Guzman, Pablo Hernández, Roland Lamah, Wilfried Bony

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And on the last day of Christmas, my Mourinho gave to me ... MaZaCar!

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