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Chelsea vs. Cardiff City: Lineups & Game Thread

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Sweet home Stamford Bridge
Sweet home Stamford Bridge
Jamie McDonald

Sweet home Stamford Bridge 
Where the skies are so blue
Sweet home Stamford Bridge 
Lord, I'm coming home to you


Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Petr Cech | Ryan Bertrand, John Terry, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic | Frank Lampard, Ramires | Eden Hazard, Juan Mata, Willian | Samuel Eto'o

Substitutes from: Mark Schwarzer, Cesar Azpilicueta, Gary Cahill, Michael Essien, Oscar, Kevin De Bruyne, Fernando Torres

Cardiff City starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
David Marshall | Andrew Taylor, Ben Turner, Steven Caulker, Kevin Theophile-Catherine | Gary Medel, Aron Gunnarsson | Peter Whittingham, Jordon Mutch, Don Cowie | Peter Odemwingie

Substitutes from: Joe Lewis, Mark Hudson, Fraizer Campbell, Bo-Kyung Kim, Rudy Gestede, Craig Noone, Nicky Maynard


As expected, it's Ryan Bertrand at left back for the injured Ashley Cole.  Willian gets the reward for his goal vs. Norwich City and up front it's Samuel Eto'o with yet another chance to impress.