Preview: Burnley vs. Chelsea

A dejected Jose Mourinho the Chelsea manager applauds the travelling fans following his team's 1-0 defeat during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on March 29, 2014
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Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Burnley and Chelsea at Turf Moor.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's main selection dilemma ahead of his side's trip to Turf Moor revolves around who to nominate as his first-choice goalkeeper.

Both Thibaut Courtois and Petr Cech are in the running, but Mourinho has revealed that he won't inform the pair of his choice until training on Sunday.

Recent arrivals Filipe Luis, Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa are expected to start, but Didier Drogba, who returned to Stamford Bridge last month, is sidelined with an ankle problem.

Burnley will be encouraged by the form of summer signing Lukas Jutkiewicz as they prepare to welcome Chelsea's expensively-assembled squad to the North-West.

Jutkiewicz, who arrived at the club from Middlesbrough, netted twice in Burnley's final pre-season friendly with Celta Vigo and he could partner Danny Ings, providing that the England Under-21 international is fit enough to return from injury.

Recent form

Burnley: WLWD

Chelsea: WLWW

Possible starting lineups

Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Duff, Shackell, Mee; Wallace, Marney, Jones, Barnes; Ings, Jutkiewicz

Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Luis; Matic, Fabregas, Hazard, Oscar, Willian; Costa

Sports Mole says: 1-3

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho prior to kick-off against Swansea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
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