David Luiz also returns to the starting line-up for the Blues after injury, allowing Jose Bosingwa to return to right-back, with Frank Lampard replacing the suspended RamiresFernando Torres will replace Didier Drogba in attack for Chelsea as they face London rivals Fulham at Stamford Bridge.
David Luiz has also been passed fit for the Blues and returns to the centre of defence, allowing Jose Bosingwa to shift to right-back having played much of the game against Tottenham alongside John Terry.
Branislav Ivanovic and John Obi Mikel picked up an injuries in that match and remain unavailable, the latter allowing Oriol Romeu to come into midfield, while the suspended Ramires is replaced by Frank Lampard.
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Chelsea (4-3-3): Cech; Bosingwa, Luiz, Terry, Cole; Meireles, Romeu, Lampard; Sturridge, Torres, Mata
Subs: Turnbull, Drogba, Malouda, Lukaku, Ferreira, McEachran, Kalou
Fulham (4-4-1-1): Stockdale; Kelly, Hangeland, Senderos, Riise; Sa, Murphy, Dempsey, Frei; Ruiz; Dembele
Subs: Etheridge, Sidwell, Barid, Kasami, Hughes, Etuhu, Briggs
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