Chelsea 1 - 0 West Bromwich Albion

Match info: Premier League at Stamford Bridge

Date: 02/03/2013 KO: 15:00 Ref: K Friend Att: 41,548

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Demba Ba 28


W Brom

FT (ht: 1-0)

  • Last Updated: March 1 2013, 14:00 GMT

Midfielder Yossi Benayoun is out of Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash with West Brom with an ankle injury.

Yossi Benayoun: Ruled out
Yossi Benayoun: Ruled out

Gary Cahill (virus) and Cesar Azpilicueta (leg) are available again after missing the midweek FA Cup win at Middlesbrough.

Oriol Romeu (knee) remains a long-term absentee.

West Brom could be without their two frontline strikers at Stamford Bridge.

On-loan Romelu Lukaku is ineligible to face his parent club but forward partner Shane Long is a doubt with the ankle injury suffered against Sunderland and has been unable to train so far this week.

Left-back Goran Popov will complete a three game ban for his red card against Tottenham.

Head coach Steve Clarke has included 16-year-old midfielder Isaiah Brown, who is still at school, in his squad.


Chelsea (from): Cech, Turnbull, Hilario, Ivanovic, Ferreira, Cole, Bertrand, Luiz, Terry, Ake, Oscar, Mata, Moses, Mikel, Lampard, Ramires, Hazard, Marin, Torres, Ba.

West Brom (from): Foster, Myhill, Daniels, Reid, Jones, Olsson, McAuley, Tamas, Ridgewell, Dorrans, Mulumbu, Yacob, Brunt, Morrison, Thomas, Long, Fortune, Odemwingie, Rosenberg, Sawyers, Brown.

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