TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V QUEENS PARK RANGERS

Posted on: Wed 02 Jan 2013

Rafael Benitez rotates the three players behind Fernando Torres and the left-back position.

Marko Marin begins his first league game for Chelsea and Victor Moses and Oscar return.

Ryan Bertrand is back from injury to give Ashley Cole a rest. Ross Turnbull replaces injured Petr Cech in goal.

Harry Redknapp rings the changes too, including David Hoilett coming In for Djibril Cisse and Fabio in at full-back. Shaun Wright-Phillips is dropped to the bench.

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

22 Ross Turnbull,
28 Cesar Azpilicueta
2 Branislav Ivanovic
24 Gary Cahill
34 Ryan Bertrand
4 David Luiz
8 Frank Lampard (c)
13 Victor Moses
11 Oscar
21 Marko Marin
9 Fernando Torres

Substitutes: 40 Hilaro,  19 Paulo Ferreira, 3 Ashley Cole, 7 Ramires, 10 Juan Mata, 17 Eden Hazard, 35 Lucas Piazon.

QPR are expected to line up in the following 4-4-1-1 formation:

Julio Cesar; Onuoha, Nelsen, Hill (c), Fabio; Mackie, Derry, Mbia, Granero; Taarabt, Hoilet.

Substitutues: Green, Ferdinand, Park, Dyer, Wright-Phillips, Faurlin, Cissé

The referee is Lee Mason.

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