Chelsea v Tottenham – Team News and Predicted Line Ups

Chelsea v Tottenham – Team News and Predicted Line Ups

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Chelsea will play against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup first semi-final at Wembley today (BST 5.15 PM)

Team News

CHELSEA

  • Chelsea captain Gary Cahill has been ruled out of the game after being admitted to the hospital three days ago; 
  • Nathan Ake is the favourite to replace the England international, with Kurt Zouma expected to start from the bench;
  • Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is available again, with Asmir Begovic still confident for a chance.

TOTTENHAM

  • Defender Danny Rose is not fully-fit as he’s still recovering from a knee injury;
  • Erik Lamela and Harry Winks are both out with hip and ankle injuries;
  • Also Spurs’ backup goalkeeper Michel Vorm is unavailable for a knee problem.

Tottenham Kane Eriksen

Predicted Line Ups

Chelsea (3-4-2-1) – Courtois; Ake, David Luiz, Azpilicueta; Alonso, Kante, Matic, Moses; Hazard, Costa, Pedro.

Tottenham Hotspur (3-4-2-1) – Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Verthongen; Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Davies, Eriksen, Alli, Kane.