Jan 16, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Stamford Bridge
Chelsea
2-2
Southampton
Hazard (45'), Ba (25')
Luiz (84')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Puncheon (75'), Lambert (58')

Team News: Demba Ba in, Fernando Torres out for Chelsea

New Chelsea striker Demba Ba celebrates his second debut goal at Southampton on January 5, 2013
© AP Photos
Demba Ba is chosen ahead of Fernando Torres for Chelsea in this evening's Premier League encounter with Southampton at Stamford Bridge.

Demba Ba has been chosen ahead of Fernando Torres for Chelsea in this evening's Premier League encounter with Southampton at Stamford Bridge.

Torres is joined on the bench by captain John Terry, while Gary Cahill returns to the starting lineup.

Interim coach Rafael Benitez has also restored Oscar to the Blues' midfield.

Southampton have made two changes as Steven Davis and Guly do Prado come in for Gaston Ramirez and Rickie Lambert.

Chelsea: Cech; Azpilicueta, Cahill, D Luiz, Cole; Ramires, Lampard; Oscar, Mata, Hazard; Ba
Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Ivanovic, Terry, Bertrand, Marin, Torres

Southampton: Boruc; Clyne, Yoshida, Hooiveld, Shaw; S Davis, Schneiderlin, Cork, Puncheon; Guly, Rodriguez
Subs: K Davis, Lambert, Ramirez, Fox, Ward-Prowse, Seaborne, Chaplow

Rickie Lambert celebrates his goal with Jack Cork against Chelsea on January 16, 2013
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