Team News: Five changes for Chelsea

Team News: Five changes for Chelsea
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Chelsea make five changes for tonight's Europa League semi-final second leg against Basel at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have made five changes for tonight's Europa League semi-final second leg against Basel at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues start the match with a 2-1 aggregate advantage following last week's victory in Switzerland.

Fernando Torres starts up front for the home side, while John Terry, Ashley Cole and Juan Mata all miss out.

Branislav Ivanovic, Ryan Bertrand and Frank Lampard come into the starting lineup, which also includes Victor Moses.

Meanwhile, Basel captain Marco Streller has been passed fit to start for the visitors.

Chelsea: Cech; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Bertrand; Lampard, Luiz; Ramires, Hazard, Moses; Torres
Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Terry, Benayoun, Mata, Oscar, Ake

Basel: Sommer; Voser, Schar, Sauro, Steinhofer; Die, Stocker, F Frei, Salah; Elneny, Streller

Chelsea's Victor Moses celebrates scoring against FC Basel on April 25, 2013
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