TEAM NEWS: ARSENAL V CHELSEA

Posted on: Tue 29 Oct 2013

As expected, Jose Mourinho makes many changes for his 200th Chelsea selection with Gary Cahill the only player who started against Man City in the line-up tonight.

David Luiz returns in defence and Samuel Eto'o is the striker. There is start for Juan Mata and Michael Essein will captain from midfield.

Arsenal name a stronger line-up than in the previous round with Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere, Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky all coming in compared with that side. Nicklas Bendtner leads their attack.

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

23 Mark Schwarzer; 28 Cesar Azpilicueta, 24 Gary Cahill, 4 David Luiz, 34 Ryan Bertrand; 5 Michael Essien (c), 12 John Mikel Obi; 22 Willian, 10 Juan Mata, 15 Kevin De Bruyne; 29 Samuel Eto'o.

Substitutes: 46 Jamal Blackman, 2 Branislav Ivanovic, 33 Tomas Kalas, 7 Ramires, 17 Eden Hazard, 9 Fernando Torres, 19 Demba Ba.

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

L Fabianski; C Jenkinson, L Koscielny, T Vermaelen, N Monreal; A Ramsey, J Wilshere; T Rosicky, S Cazorla, R Miyaichi; N Bendtner.

Substitutues: E Viviano, B Sagna, I Hayden, N Yennaris, J Y Park, M Ozil, O Giroud.

The referee is Phil Dowd.

Blackman, Ivanovic, Kalas, Ramires, Hazard, Torres, Ba.

Arsenal v Chelsea


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