Eden Hazard will miss Chelsea's FA Cup fourth-round tie at Brentford as he starts a minimum three-match ban following the Swansea ball boy incident.
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Hazard was sent off for violent conduct in Wednesday night's Capital One Cup semi-final exit at the Liberty Stadium and was today waiting the hear whether he would face a further charge.
Blues captain John Terry looks set for his first start since November, with David Luiz ruled out of the trip to Griffin Park and probably the midweek game at Reading after suffering a recurrence of an ankle injury.
Jake Bidwell will miss Brentford's glamour clash through suspension.
The 19-year-old defender, on loan from Everton, was left devastated after being sent off for two yellow cards during the Bees' 2-2 draw with Leyton Orient on Tuesday night.
Bidwell's absence means a chance for former Millwall utility man Scott Barron to deputise at left-back.
Manager Uwe Rosler rested highly-rated midfielder Harry Forrester against Orient so he is expected to come back in, while defender Shaleum Logan and on-loan Fulham forward Marcello Trotta could also be recalled.
But long-serving midfielder Kevin O'Connor remains sidelined by an ankle injury and striker Farid El Alagui is still recovering from a long-term knee problem.
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