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Chelsea to ring the changes

Chelsea will rest a number of their first-team regulars against MSK Zilina in the Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Goalkeeper Petr Cech and striker Nicolas Anelka will be missing, while coach Carlo Ancelotti gives a first-ever start to teenage midfielder Josh McEachran.

The Blues are without injured John Terry (thigh); Frank Lampard (tendon), Yury Zhirkov (calf), John Mikel Obi (knee), Alex (knee) and Yossi Benayoun (Achilles).

Jeffrey Bruma will play alongside Branislav Ivanovic at the heart of the defence.

Chelsea have already qualified from Group F, in which the Slovakian champions have lost every game so far, scoring one goal.

Chelsea (from): Turnbull, Hilario, Cech, Ferreira, Bosingwa, Bruma, Ivanovic, Cole, Van Aanholt, Ramires, McEachran, Malouda, Drogba, Kalou, Kakuta, Sturridge, Borini, Sala.


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