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Chelsea At Portsmouth: Game Thread

Chelsea (4-3-3): Ross Turnbull; Ashley Cole, Tomas Kalas, Branislav Ivanovic, Paulo Ferreira; John Obi Mikel, Billy Clifford, Yuri Zhirkov; Florent Malouda, Fernando Torres, Danny Sturridge.

Substitutes: Hilario, Carl Magnay, Nathaniel Chalobah, John Terry, Jose Bosingwa, Patrick van Aanholt, Ryan Bertrand, Aliu Djalo, Yossi Benayoun, Frank Lampard, Milan Lalkovic, Nicolas Anelka, Didier Drogba.

Portsmouth: Henderson, Ben-Haim, Rocha, Mokoena, Hreidarsson, Mullins, Varney, Halford, Kitson, Norris, Ward.

Substitutes: Ashdown, Pearce, Magri, Williams, Stockford

I don't know how many of you are watching, but the match this afternoon is being shown on Chelsea TV, and that's good enough for the first game thread of the season. It's Chelsea! Against Portsmouth! On television! Ish.

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