clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Chelsea vs. Everton: Confirmed lineups

Clive Rose/Getty Images

The lead is seven points at the start of the day.  If we continue our winning streak against Everton at the Bridge, it will be at least seven at the end of the day as well.


Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Petr Cech | Cesar Azpilicueta, John Terry, Kurt Zouma, Branislav Ivanovic | Nemanja Matic, Ramires | Eden Hazard, Willian, Juan Cuadrado | Loic Remy

Substitutes from: Thibaut Courtois, Gary Cahill, Nathan Ake, Filipe Luis, Cesc Fabregas, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Didier Drogba

Everton starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Tim Howard | Bryan Oviedo, Phil Jagielka, John Stones, Seamus Coleman | Muhamed Besic, Gareth Barry | Steven Naismith, Ross Barkley, Aaron Lennon | Romelu Lukaku

Substitutes from: Joel Robles, Darron Gibson, Arouna Kone, Kevin Mirallas, James McCarthy, Luke Garbutt, Antolin Alcaraz


Several surprises from Jose Mourinho, starting with Cech in goal, Ramires in midfield, and Cuadrado getting his first start on the right wing.   Mikel's injury (and Oscar's, too) means another bench spot for young Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Meanwhile, Everton make a few changes from the weekend as well, with Ross Barkley coming in for Kevin Mirallas, Tim Howard making his return from injury, and Spurs loanee Aaron Lennon getting a start.

There's a ton of speed in both sides.  For reference, here's how you all voted earlier this week for your preferred matchday squad:

2014/15 PL you choose the squad - Everton H

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the We Ain't Got No History Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Chelsea news from We Ain't Got No History