TEAM NEWS: CORINTHIANS V CHELSEA

Posted on: Sun 16 Dec 2012

Frank Lampard returns to the starting line-up and captains the side.

With David Luiz reverting to defence, Ramires also comes back into midfield and there is a place for Victor Moses. John Mikel Obi and Oscar make way.

Branislav Ivanovic will play right-back.

Corinthians make one change from their semi-final, bringing Jorge Henrique into their midfield in place of Douglas.

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

1 Petr Cech
2 Branislav Ivanovic
24 Gary Cahill
4 David Luiz
3 Ashley Cole
7 Ramires
8 Frank Lampard (c)
13 Victor Moses
10 Juan Mata
17 Eden Hazard
9 Fernando Torres

Substitutes: 22 Ross Turnbull, 40 Hilario, 28 Cesar Azpilicueta, 19 Paulo Ferreira, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 56 George Saville, 12 John Mikel Obi, 11 Oscar, 21 Marko Marin, 35 Lucas Piazon.

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

Cassio; Alessandro (c), Paulo Andre, Chicao, Fabio Santos; Paulinho, Ralf;Danilo, J Henrique, Emerson; Guerrero.

Substitutes: J Cesar, F Danilo, Wallace, Martinez, Douglas, A Polga, W Arao, Edenilson, Guilherme, Felipe, Giovanni, Romarinho.

The referee is Cüneyt Çakır of Turkey

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