Expect celebrations at Stamford Bridge as Champions elect Chelsea hosts Dick Advocaat’s Sunderland. Dick Advocaat has done a remarkable job in retaining Sunderland’s top flight status. José Mourinho, the manager of the season, pinpointed to the 5-3 defeat at Tottenham on New Year’s Day as psychologically important result this season which helped his team galvanise. They have not looked back since then. Jose has hinted he could try few new players in today’s game.
Chelsea starting lineup:
Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Cuadrado, Willian, Hazard; Drogba (c).
Filipe Luis, Christensen, Boga, Remy, D Costa, Solanke.
Sunderland starting lineup:
Mannone, Jones, van Aanholt, O’Shea (c), Coates, Larsson, Rodwell, Johnson, Fletcher, Wickham, Defoe
Cattermole, Reveillere, Graham, Giaccherini, Vergini, Buckley, Pickford