Chelsea v FC Basel: Name YOUR starting eleven for the blues!

Chelsea take on FC Basel tomorrow night at Stamford Bridge as Jose Mourinho begins our assault on Europe's premier club competition, ...

Chelsea take on FC Basel tomorrow night at Stamford Bridge as Jose Mourinho begins our assault on Europe's premier club competition, the Champions League. After an unexpected defeat at Everton at the weekend, all eyes will be on Jose's selection ahead of the game and I wanted to ask you the Chelsea fan reading this post, who YOU would like to start the game?

We know from Jose's press conference that he always picks his teams for each game with the next game in mind and based on that, we have to expect a number of changes to the starting eleven for Basel.

Juan Mata remains a concern as it seems he isn't flavour of the month with Mourinho. The fact he was substituted after just 55-58 minutes on Saturday for Oscar, you would put your mortgage on Oscar being handed the start in the number 10 role for this one.

Kevin De Bruyne never had a look in at the weekend so you would imagine he will start this one in place of Andre Schurrle. Samuel Eto'o to take a backseat for Fernando Torres and Frank Lampard stepping back into the side for Ramires as I am not sure if he is suspended or not.

It will be interesting to see if David Luiz starts this one after his mistake on Saturday for Gary Cahill to come in or if JT will be given a rest and Cahill is to start next to Luiz?

These thoughts and suggestions are based on what Jose has said last week. What I want to do is pick a side that I would like to see start the game and to see what you all think. If you agree with me then fair enough but I would also like to hear as many of your suggestions if you have a different opinion.

Here is what I believe to be Jose's predicted starting eleven:

Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, JT(c), Cole, Mikel, Lampard, De Bruyne, Oscar, Hazard and Torres

This is MY starting eleven:

Cech, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Cole (c), Oscar, Van Ginkel, De Bruyne, Mata, Hazard and Torres.

What do you people think? Who do you want to see starting this one?

Carefree & KTBFFH!

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  1. Cech, ivanovic, Cahill, Luiz, cole, lampard, Ramires, mata, Willian, hazard, eto'o

  2. Cech,cole,cahill,azpi,terry,Mvg,lamps,willian,kdb,oscar,toress..bench..Eto`o,luiz(midfield),iva,ba,mata,hazard

  3. Cech

    Azpi Cahil Terry Cole

    Luiz Mikel/Oscar

    Willian Mata Hazard


  4. Cech, azp, cahil, luis, cole, mikel, oscar, willi, mata, haz, eto'o.

  5. Replies
    1. ...he's been the longest serving apart from Cech but I'd never have a GK as a captain. Either Cole or Cahill for me!

  6. Cech; azpilicueta, cahil, luiz, bertand; lampard, van ginkel; oscar, mata, de bruyne ; torres

  7. Cech

    Azpi, Cahill, Terry, Bertrand

    Luiz, MVG

    KDB, Oscar, Hazard


    Schwarzer, Ivan, Lamps, Cole, Mata, Willian, Torres

  8. From what mourinhos said I reckon the line-up will be,
    Azpilicueta luiz Cahill Cole
    Lampard Mikel
    Kdb Oscar hazard



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