CONFIRMED: Stoke City v Chelsea line-ups

Stoke Britannia Stadium

Here are the teams as Stoke City host Chelsea in the Premier League this evening.

Stoke City: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross (c), Muniesa, Pieters; Cameron, Nzonzi; Walters, Bojan, Arnautovic; Crouch

Subs: Butland, Huth, Whelan, Wilson, Adam, Diouf, Assaidi

Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego Costa

Subs: Cech, Filipe Luis, Zouma, Ake, Oscar, Schurrle, Drogba

Chelsea head into the Premier League game against Stoke under a little bit of pressure as they play after their main rivals in the title chase.

Stoke fought for a 1-1 draw away at Crystal Palace in their last game, with a win at home against Arsenal before that which will fill them with confidence and give them the belief that they can become the second side to beat Chelsea in the Premier League this season.

Chelsea were solid winners against Hull City in their last game and despite having a game in hand, they remain at the top of the Premier League table.

They have the joint best attack in England along with Manchester City and the best defence out of the teams sitting in the top four.

Chelsea will re-establish a three point lead at the top of the table with a victory while Stoke could sneak into the top half of the table with a win.

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