TEAM NEWS: TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR V CHELSEA

Ramires has been passed fit to start and is expected to line up in a wide right position. It is his 100th Premier League appearance.

Midweek goalscorer Fernando Torres retains his place in attack and David Luiz will partner John Terry in defence. John Mikel Obi and Frank Lampard are the central midfield pair.

Tottenham are unchanged so Roberto Soldado leads their attack with Jermain Defoe returning to the bench.

Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

1 Petr Cech; 2 Branislav Ivanovic, 4 David Luiz, 26 John Terry (c), 3 Ashley Cole; 12 John Mikel Obi, 8 Frank Lampard; 7 Ramires, 11 Oscar, 17 Eden Hazard; 9 Fernando Torres.

Substitutes: 23 Mark Schwarzer, 28 Cesar Azpilicueta, 24 Gary Cahill, 5 Michael Essien, 10 Juan Mata, 14 Andre Schurrle, 29 Samuel Eto'o.

Tottenham are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

Lloris; Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Naughton;Paulinho,Dembele; Townsend, Eriksen, Sigurdsson; Soldado.

Subs: Friedel, Chiriches, Lamela, Holtby, Chadli, Sandro, Defoe.

The referee is Mike Dean.

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