Heavy Changes – Chelsea's Probable XI vs Man City

Torres Winner vs CityChelsea will face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium yet again but this time in the FA Cup last 16 fixture.
Blues are expected to make heavy changes in the starting line up that played against West Brom in midweek.
With John Terry just getting fit, Mourinho should not throw him directly into a fixture against City, also considering the fact that they have to play Champions League in the next week.
Cahill is injured hence Chelsea are short of center backs at the moment. There is a possibility that Ivanovic can be shifted in the center to partner Luiz and Cole/Azpilicueta will guard the flanks.
On the other hand, tiredness was another factor that did not help Chelsea against the Baggies and the top stars surely need rest.
In such a scenario, Mourinho may as well hand winter signing Salah his first start for the Blues. Schurrle has been warming the bench for long and is expected to start as well.
Upfront, Torres has returned from injury and got some game time versus the Baggies. He will be all set to lead the line as the lone striker.
Here is Chelsea’s probable XI vs Man City

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  1. Glenn says:

    Chev mercenaries

  2. Tope Wett says:

    let’s hope it works well for us. ee must defeat City again and again. it was their time last seadon, beating Chelsea alover, now its my turn this season. up Chelsea fc.

  3. Godwin Akpan says:

    Ramires should also rested for mikel to start.

  4. Admire Tarasana says:

    Iam afraid of ds game we have too many pressure

  5. Anoop says:

    The lineup seems to be odd and smells a team ready to get spanked.The 4 attacking options looks promising with Salah on Left which will create a headache for Toure due to the Egyptian’s low gravity and tricky way of cutting inside.But the line beyond that seems to be awful with Mikel and Lamps on DM, they seems to be pair of 19th century. Defense looks decent,but can’t predict the vulnerability of Luis-so chance of getting marauded by Negredo and Navas is high.
    We want the Mid field Amegos Hazard/Oscar and Willian back on line to sense any kind on success from Ethihad!

  6. Charles says:

    I personaly prefer eto to lead d upfront,cos tores ll kill our masiv attack,d same formation dt we dploy agnst mancity dt givs us victory,but ds xi shuld hav a litle changes,but ds tomoro game,ll b another tng,so jm shuld use a dplomatic diamond masiv attack & massiv dfence formation,bt tores cant play ds diamond forma let eto start,dn in 70min introduce tores. Jt shuld start

  7. #nourisher says:

    Mark Schwazer
    Cesar Azplicueta
    Daivid Luiz
    Branislav Ivanovic
    Ashley Cole
    Frank Lampard
    Nemanja Matic
    Mohamed Salah
    Andre Schurrel
    Fernando Torres. This are the players I think should start the game against city

  8. joe says:

    I hope this is not racial some calling the pair of lampard and mikel a disaster I wonder how you guys watch football before matic chelsea won manchester city at home before him chelsea won man united three times last year with this same players at the midfield ,am not still assured his chelsea solution the way u guys are seeing it one thing about you chelsea fans you forget so soon and are mikel haters ,from matches I have watching him play not special even against man city guys let’s be sincere in the first half he was no where near a defencive gem

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