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Champions League Injury Update

Staying in London: Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole.
Staying in London: Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole.

We have some Monday morning Chelsea news, courtesy of the official site. For the trip to Slovakia, there'll be a few notable absences...

Available: John Terry (recovered from rib injury).

Out: Frank Lampard (hernia), Jose Bosingwa (knee), Ashley Cole (rested).

So, Lampard's still out and we're without both first choice fullbacks for the match. Fortunately, I'm reasonably confident that MSK Zilinia aren't too much better than your average Championship team, so the absentees won't be too keenly missed. I believe both Lampard and Bosingwa are now back in full training, and Ancelotti has stated in the linked article that both Cole and Lampard will be available on Sunday. I'm curious as to whether Ancelotti will adjust his shape to deal with Cole being out of the lineup - might a standard 4-4-2 now suit Chelsea?

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