Diego Costa and Eden Hazard forsaken for Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final vs Tottenham
Eden Hazard and Diego Costa have been forsaken for Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final opposite Tottenham.
Both Hazard and Costa struggled to gleam final Sunday as Antonio Conte’s side were beaten 2-0 by Manchester United during Old Trafford.
Michy Batshuayi creates his initial start given a 4-0 feat over Brentford in a FA Cup on Jan 28, while Willian replaces Hazard on Chelsea’s left flank.
Mikel Alonso was forced to lift out of a warm-up opposite United final weekend though earnings to a side, while Nathan Ake replaces Gary Cahill, who was hospitalised progressing this week after pang gallstones.
Thibaut Courtois earnings in idea after picking adult an ankle damage while personification basketball for a NBA promotional photoshoot.
Our starting group currently is Courtois; Azpilicueta (c), David Luiz, Ake; Moses, Kante, Matic, Alonso; Willian, Batshuayi, Pedro.
— Chelsea FC
Today’s subs are Begovic, Zouma, Terry, Chalobah, Fabregas, Hazard and Diego Costa.
For Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino creates dual changes from a 4-0 feat over Bournemouth final Saturday as Kyle Walker is transposed by Kieran Trippier during right-back.
While Ben Davies drops to a dais to concede Victor Wanyama to lapse to executive midfield.
: Lloris (C), Trippier, Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Wanyama, Dembele, Son, Eriksen, Dele, Kane.
— Tottenham Hotspur
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