Six changes for Chelsea, two for QPR in west London derby

12:47 29 April 2012

Roberto Di Matteo

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Line-ups: Chelsea v QPR

Chelsea boss Roberto Di matteo has made six changes for this afternoon’s clash with QPR at Stamford Bridge.

Gary Cahill is out with a hamstring injury and is replaced by Jose Bosingwa, while Paulo Ferreira comes in for the suspended Branislav Ivanovic.

Michale Essien replaces John Obi Mikel, while, Salomon Kalou and Daniel Sturridge come in for Ramires and Raul Meireles, with Fernando Torres starting up front instead of Didier Drogba.

Buzsaky comes in for the suspended Adel Taarabt for QPR, while Djibril Cisse replaces Diakite in an attacking looking QPR line-up.

Chelsea: Cech, Cole, Essien, Lampard, Torres, Mata, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Kalou, Sturridge, Terry.

Substitutes: Turnbull, Romelu, Ramires, Drogba, Malouda, Meireles, Hutchinson

QPR: Kenny, Hill, Derry, Mackie, Buzsaky, Barton, Cisse, Taiwo, Ferdinand, Onuoha, Zamora.

Substitutes: Cerny, Gabbidon, Campbell, Traore, Young, Smith, Wright-Philips.

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