CONFIRMED: Stoke vs Chelsea starting lineups – Torres and Mata start once more
The Blues have had a very good winter so far, with consecutive wins over Southampton and Sunderland keeping them within touching distance with leaders Arsenal.
Stoke have suffered of late, with the midweek 0-0 draw with Cardiff doing little to ease their relegation fears.
Here are the Confirmed Starting Lineups for Stoke vs. Chelsea:
Stoke: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross (c), Huth, Muniesa; Walters, Nzonzi, Whelan, Adam, Arnautovic; Crouch
Subs: Sorensen, Pennant, Palacios, Jones, Assaidi, Wilkinson, Ireland
Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Ramires, Mikel; Hazard, Mata, Schurrle; Torres
Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, Essien, Lampard, De Bruyne, Ba, Eto’o.