Dec 7, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​bet365 Stadium
StokeStoke City
3-2
Chelsea
Crouch (42'), Ireland (50'), Assaidi (90')
Crouch (80'), Walters (83'), Assaidi (90'), Ireland (91')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Schurrle (10', 52')
Terry (85')

Team News: Chelsea drop Frank Lampard for Stoke City match

Frank Lampard is on the bench for Chelsea's match with Stoke City, but Robert Huth is back for the hosts.

Frank Lampard has been dropped to the bench for Chelsea's match against Stoke City this afternoon.

Ramires and John Obi Mikel start in the centre of midfield for the away side, who have Fernando Torres as a lone frontman.

Oscar is missing through injury, so Juan Mata keeps his place in the team.

For Stoke, Robert Huth is back in defence and lines up alongside Ryan Shawcross.

Jonathan Walters and Marko Arnautovic will provide support to Peter Crouch, while Mark Hughes has the likes of Kenwyne Jones and Stephen Ireland on the bench.

Stoke City: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Muniesa; Walters, Nzonzi, Whelan, Adam, Arnautovic; Crouch

Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Mikel; Hazard, Mata, Schurrle; Torres

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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
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10Watford2375113342-926
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13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
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