Team News: Thibaut Courtois starts against Burnley

Jose Mourinho picks Thibaut Courtois ahead of Petr Cech for Chelsea's first match of the new Premier League season against Burnley,

Jose Mourinho has named Thibaut Courtois in Chelsea's starting lineup for their first match of the new Premier League season against Burnley this evening.

The Belgian goalkeeper makes his Premier League debut for the club alongside new signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa, while Didier Drogba and Filipe Luis are among the substitutes for the trip to Turf Moor.

Meanwhile, new arrival Lukas Jutkiewicz and Danny Ings lead the attack for the hosts in their first match back in the top flight.

Another summer signing Marvin Sordell is on the bench for Sean Dyche's side.

Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Shackell, Duff, Mee, Arfield, Jones, Marney, Taylor, Ings, Jutkiewicz
Subs: Gilks, Dummigan, Long, Wallace, Kightly, Sordell, Barnes

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Matic, Schurrle, Oscar, Hazard, Costa
Subs: Cech, Zouma, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Willian, Torres, Drogba

You can follow live coverage of the match with Sports Mole this evening.

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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