Swansea v Chelsea line-ups: Begovic starts, three youngsters on bench, Swans pair return


first_imgChelsea have given Asmir Begovic his first Premier League start since November and given Matt Miazga, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Alexandre Pato another chance to impress.Gary Cahill has failed his late fitness test, meaning Miazga is partnered in central defence by Branislav Ivanovic, who captains the team in the absence of John Terry.Oscar for Kenedy is the other change for the Blues, who name youngsters Ola Aina, Charlie Colkett and Kasey Palmer on the bench.Swansea have made four alterations, with Neil Taylor and Jefferson Montero coming back in down the left.Andre Ayew is fit again while Alberto Paloschi also starts after his goal as a substitute against Stoke last time out, with Kyle Naughton, Wayne Routledge, Leon Britton and Bafetimbi Gomis dropping out.Swansea City: Fabianski, Rangel, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Cork, Fer, Sigurdsson, Ayew, Montero, Paloschi.Subs: Nordfeldt, Naughton, Amat, Ki, Barrow, Routledge, Gomis.Chelsea: Begovic; Azpilicueta, Miazga, Ivanovic, Baba Rahman; Mikel, Fabregas; Pedro, Loftus-Cheek, Oscar; Pato. Subs: Courtois, Aina, Kenedy, Colkett, Palmer, Traore, Falcao.See also:Swansea pair doubtful for Chelsea gameBlues youngsters to play as Terry and others are ruled outSwansea v Chelsea: five key battlesSwansea City v Chelsea: match preview, team news, facts and figuresHiddink on Hazard, Conte, Chelsea youngsters and what he plans to do nextFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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