21 April 2012

Di Matteo booked eight players for Barça

They will not play against Arsenal: Drogba (headdress), Ivanovic (sanctioned), Cole, Meireles, Lampard, Mikel, Ramires and Mata. Di merely restate the side that played against Barcelona Cech, Terry and Cahill.

Roberto di Matteo bet you all at Barcelona. Sixth in the Premier and two points going into the next Champions League, Chelsea reserve team for more than half the momentous game against Arsenal today and gives rest to Drogba, complaining of knee, Cole, Ivanovic (sanctioned ), Meireles, Lampard, Mikel, Ramires and Mata.

Brand new in the team against Arsenal Fernando Torres heads them, which could be a starter in the Camp Nou due to injury of Ivorian Drogba, who scored the 1-0 first-leg at Stamford Bridge

Another Spanish will be today's game: Oriol Romeu, who is not expecting too many minutes. Mata, now regarding the equipment, wait on the bench. Other developments in the eleven are Bosingwa, Bertrand, Essien, Malouda, Kalou and Sturridge.

Thus, eleven is now Chelsea: Cech, Bosingwa, Cahill, Terry, Bertrand, Essien, Romeu, Malouda, Kalou, Sturridge and Torres.

For their part, Arsenal played with Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Song, Ramsey, Walcott, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Van Persie. (via AS)