Nemanja Matic makes his full debut for Chelsea in the FA Cup fourth-round tie against Stoke City.
Nemanja Matic will make his full Chelsea debut in this afternoon's FA Cup fourth-round tie against Stoke City.
The Serbian starts alongside Frank Lampard in midfield in front of the defence, with Samuel Eto'o leading the line for the hosts.
Further back, Petr Cech is given a rest in goal by manager Jose Mourinho as Mark Schwarzer gets a rare start.
For the visitors, boss Mark Hughes gives Wilson Palacios just his eighth start of the season in midfield.
Chelsea: Schwarzer; Ivanovic, David Luiz, Cahill, Cole; Matic, Lampard, Schurrle, Oscar, Hazard, Eto'o
Subs: Cech, Azpilicueta, Terry, Mikel, Ramires, Willian and Ba
Stoke: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters; Walters, Nzonzi, Ireland, Palacios, Arnautovic; Crouch
Subs: Sorensen, Muniesa, Shotton, Whelan, Adam, Assaidi, Guidetti
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