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Capital One line up!

Now after a great result against Stoke which saw us lead the table and getting a fourth clean sheet in five games we turn our attention to Wolves game on Tuesday.

We have so many games coming in and we need to use our full squad to full effect. We need to give some players game time for example Azpilicuelta and Moses and rest some players.

We need a competitive squad out there and a fresh one to get us a win.

My starting eleven would be : Turnbull , Azpilicuelta, Cahill, Terry, Berty, Romeu, Lampard, Marin, Moses, Piazon and Sturridge.

If Sturridge isn't fit we should give a chance for Patrick Bamford to get a start and a deserved chance in this cup for Piazon to show what he is capable of Rest Hazard, Mata, Ramires , Mikel, Cech, Luiz, Cole and Ivanovic for the Arsenal clash.

What do you think?

Your views please.

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Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 23 2012

Time: 1:28PM

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Turnbull , Azpilicuelta, Cahill, Terry, Berty, Romeu, Lampard, Marin, Moses, Piazon and Sturridge. I second that line up SIR MERLIN {U ARE A KNIGHT} and I believe the line up will be very close to this.
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23/09/2012 13:54:00

My prediction is: Turnbull; Azpi (finally), Ivanovic (would prefer Terry, but doesn't he have to deal with the FA this week?) , Cahill, Bertrand; Mikel (not sure when we will ever see Romeu play), Lampard; Moses, Oscar, Marin (if healthy, if not Piazon to partner Oscar); Sturridge.
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23/09/2012 13:56:00

Moses and marin on the wing with piazon play being sturridge, I will be happy if RDM can find a good young Central defender among our u21 so that he won't play JT.
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23/09/2012 13:58:00

Moses and marin on the wing with piazon play being sturridge, I will be happy if RDM can find a good young Central defender among our u21 so that he won't play JT.
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23/09/2012 13:59:00

I agree with the principles Uncle Merlin but i would not voluntarily start Turnbull in any competitive game i am sorry..i also think lamps should not start this game but should be on the subs list..he is a sure starter against the gunners i would argue he needs to be rested. My suggested starting 11 would be the following; Cech, Bertrand,Cesar, JT and Cahill, Mids; Romeu, Marin and Moses, forwards; Mata, Piazon and Sturridge. Subs; Turnbull, Lamps, hazard, Ivanovic, Oscar, Bamford.
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23/09/2012 14:01:00

i dont want to see cech , terry , mikel nor torres for this game ... i will want oscar( he wont start against arsenal ) moses marin and piazon and one of the three brothers we bought have no idea what their names are .........and also want to see any upcoming player we might have ... the line up will determine whether i watch the match or not
Don capon
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23/09/2012 14:14:00

I would not want to see either Terry, Lampard, Ramires, Mata, Hazard or Cech on the pitch. Lets go with this: Blackman, Cesar, Cahill, Ake, Bertrand, Romeu, Boga, Piazon, Marin, Sturridge and Moses. Probably will not happen..But I would like to see this kid J. Boga play as he is REALLY good.
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23/09/2012 14:21:00

LOL...@Don Capon...ya, me too. If I don't get MY lineup I won't watch either!
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23/09/2012 14:26:00

Addendum: I'll just take my dinky toys and go play in my sandbox.
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23/09/2012 14:29:00

I must say some of the line ups suggested by some of us here are concerning..this is a one of match for a legitimate tournament with a trophy. We have already fluffed two of the 7 trophy chances we had for this season and let us not be fooled here..Wolves are no mikey mouse team..they were in the premier league just last some of you remember what happened when we played NewCastle (when they had just returned to the BPL) at Stamford Bridge in our first round play 2-3 yrs ago..we lost 4-3 with Turnbull in goal and that ended all chances of our youths getting any further exposure in first team play for the rest of that season. if we overdo this gung ho youth drive against Wolves and have an inconsistent goal keeper between the posts we will get found out..take wolves for granted at your peril.
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23/09/2012 14:38:00

Lamarochs u sly fox!! I love that formation and as gabeu said I won't start turnbull if all our keepers are not available, I'll prefer starting JT as a keeper than turnbull, I hope turnbull gain our trust, but what he did in the carling cup last 2 seasons was just too painful for me, my lineup is hilario,cesar,cahill,JT,betrand,romeu,clifford,loftus cheek,piazon,marin,bamford. Subs: blackman, lamps,oscar,moses,rammy,mikel,boga
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23/09/2012 14:40:00

@Don capon, whatever the line up as long as they don my Chelsea jersey I won't mis the match, i follow chelsea no matter the on the pitch, though i may not like our line up sometime but whenever the ball get kick I throw my personal opinion away and rally my chelsea, after the match I may complain but I won't miss any chelsea match i'm able to watch cuz i love the club come rain come sunshine.
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23/09/2012 14:46:00

I agree with Desmondadonis...Hilario or even blackman between the sticks for this game..i undrestand Cech does not need some rest time but i simply cannot trust Turnbull in a one of cup game where if we lose that is the end of the tourney for chance for a return leg or replay..i would not risk it.
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23/09/2012 14:56:00

433. turnbull. azi cahill luiz bertrand. romeu oscar piazon moses sturridge marin
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23/09/2012 14:56:00

My Line up will be Blackman, Cesar, Cahill, Terry, Betrand, Romeu, Ramires, Moses(Rt), Oscar(Middle), Piazon(Lt), Sturridge... bench: Mikel, Hilario, Feruz, Marin, Iva, Mata.
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23/09/2012 15:32:00

I second that line-up, @Latunvic. Xcept maybe i'l want Oscar to rest a little against the weekend or should say 'wicked' derby.
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23/09/2012 18:38:00

Think our bench wil be use(bertrad,moses,romeo, cesear, marin) wit 1 or 2 youngsters like piazon, cos the under 21 has a game tomorrow night given them less time to train for d wolves game.
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23/09/2012 18:40:00

Di Matteo did say he wont be making wholesale changes .. so he'd play new signings . Hope that piazon gets a run in.
Blue Krusaders
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23/09/2012 18:42:00

Marin should also start!
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23/09/2012 18:55:00

lucas piazon should be in no 10 position while sturridge in 9.moses and marin should be in the attacking third if fit.romeu and lampard should be the pivot.azpliceuta and bertnand fullbacks.cahill and terry.turnbull.i have high hopes for piazon.shiuldnt be left out of the squad.......
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23/09/2012 19:48:00

How is Marin's recovery going?
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23/09/2012 19:52:00

We do need some squad rotation in effect, and after i heard that our Capitol One cup tie is Tuesday, i actually believe that Romeu will make a start. And he could prove to be a revelation when we lack a suitable Anchor man. I think that the style of play that Chelsea have adopted this season would suit an anchor man of Romeu's skill. He was trained in the Barcelona school of excellence, and their game is always fast-paced, lot of passes, no-one dwells on the ball too much. He would be the ideal person to replace Mikel. So anyway, my starting line-up for me would be: Blackman * Cesar+Cahill+Terry+Bertrand {all capable defenders so no worries} * Romeu+Ramires {Romeu is capable, just needs game time} * Moses+Oscar+Marin {All capable attackers, joy-to-watch} * Piazon {We may find that he can fill the CF role if asked, and may grow into it with the right kind of deliberation}
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23/09/2012 19:56:00

I'd love to see Marin, Oscar and Moses play together, but if you tried this plus had Azpi and Bertrand playing as wing backs you'd have no defensive coverage. I think Romeu's footballing brain is excellent, but not sure how he'd get on trying to cope with Ramires trying to cover a back two if Cahill and Terry. While it may be a cracking attacking team, I don't think you're giving Wolves enough credit and they'd cause lots of problems. Maybe run that out for half an hour if we're sitting a 3-0 up, but I think that would be a bit of a kamikaze move, especially by our conservative manager. And why play Piazon there when we have Feruz? Not sure how long Sturridge is out for, but I think he deserves a start.
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23/09/2012 20:27:00

Btw, De Bruyne scored a great goal for Bremen
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23/09/2012 22:06:00

my 11: cech, azpi, cahill, Iva, Ryan, Romeu, Lamps, Moses, Marin (if fit) Oscar, Sturridge.
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23/09/2012 22:34:00

I'd start Torres instead of Sturridge and then put Sturridge on in 75th if Torres doesn't score, and in that case start with Sturridge against Arsenal ;)
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24/09/2012 01:21:00

marin is fit yet mate?
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24/09/2012 05:51:00

I concur with you Merlin. I think thats a good balance between youth and experiance for this game! Will let us also get a good look at those that have yet to feature so much (if at all!).
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24/09/2012 05:53:00

I say Blackman - Cesar - Cahill - Terry - Bertrand - Romeu - Lampard - Piazon - Oscar - Marin - Sturridge. I want Moses to be rested. He should play the match against Arsenal.
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24/09/2012 07:16:00

i say turnbull , azpilicueta , cahill , terry , bertrand , romeu , lampard, moses, piazon , marin , sturridge/torres.
haji ahmed
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24/09/2012 08:27:00

...................TURNBALL.............................. CESAR.......CAHIL.........LUIZ.........BERTRAND ...................ROMEU......RAMIRES................. MOSES...............OSCAR................MARIN... ........................STURRIDGE......................
bc chilli
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24/09/2012 08:50:00

I think you almost got it right here and it will be something close to that save for Terry starting since he may have an off due to his case running 3 days on the trot.
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24/09/2012 09:04:00

4.3.3 wil be beta wit dis 11players on d pitch. Turnbull, ceaser, cahil, terry, betrand- romeo, oscar, mata - marin, torres, moses. Now if sturidge is fit he should start dis match & if marin is not also ready for the game ramires come in him and move to d 3midfield and mata/oscar sud move to d 3 forward. If terry is unable to prepare for dis match ivanovic sud replace him
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24/09/2012 09:04:00

Turnbull- Azpilicueta-Cahill-Luiz-Bertrand Piazon-Romeu-Ramires Moses-Sturridge-Marin Lets see danny if youre good enough to play CF, Prove it.
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24/09/2012 10:18:00

By the looks of the line ups being suggested, I think some of us here must have mistaken this competition to the Next gen series. Giving youth a chance is one thing. And the suggestions here is .. well a different story. :-)
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24/09/2012 12:23:00

I'll love to see a squad like this. Turnbull/Blackman. Azpilicueta. cahill. Luis. Bertrand. Romeu. Lampard. Moses. Mata. Marin. Torres/Stur. 4-2-3-1 formation: subs. Piazon. Ramires. Mikel, etc
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24/09/2012 16:13:00

Lampard and Terry were rested vs. Stoke so I'd guess they'll start. Hazard has played a lot and will probably be rested and Moses starts. I'd like to see Romeu and Lampard in the middle. And Sturridge if fit as a striker. And Azpilcueta getting a game.
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24/09/2012 16:51:00

turnbull azpi cahill luiz bert romeu laamp moses marin piazon sturidge.tores on bench
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24/09/2012 17:45:00

All the formations we put must have a one Piazon in it since he missed the game against Crystal Palace.
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25/09/2012 12:27:00


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