(Sporting Alert) — The following is the starting line up for Chelsea FC for today’s pre-season friendly football game between the BNI Indonesia All Star at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium.
The starting team see changes by manager Jose Mourinho who has mixed up his lineup from the previous two games in Asia.
Mourinho, however, is still opting for a 4-3-3 formation, with Demba Ba starting as the main striker and Victor Moses and Eden Hazard starting on either side of him in the attack.
Also starting in today’s game are John Terry, who captains the team and players alongside Gary Cahill in the heart of defense.
Nathaniel Chalobah, who played at center half in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, is now playing as the holding midfielder, while Mourinho has decided to go with Jamal Blackman between the sticks.
Frank Lampard and Andre Schurrle will not play today and are not even on the bench.
Mark Schwarzer is on the bench, so too are Michael Essien and Romelu Lukaku.
Chelsea Team: Blackman; Wallace, Cahill, Terry (c), Cole; Ramires, Chalobah, Van Ginkel; Moses, Ba, Hazard.
Subs: Schwarzer, Ivanovic, Kalas, Bertrand, Essien, McEachran, Piazon, Feruz, Lukaku.
The BNI Indonesia All-Stars team:Kurnia Meiga, Muhamad Roby (c), Raphael Maitimo, Victor Nwokolo, Hamka Hamzah, Greg Nwokolo, Ahmad Bustomi, Rizky Pellu, Andik Vermansyah, Ferdinand Sinaga, Syamsir Alam.
Subs: Aji Saka, Purwaka Yudhi, Hasim Kipuw, Seftia Hadi, Rasyid Assari Bakri, Egi Melgiansyah, Hendra Adi Bayauw, Agung Supriyanto, Titus Bonray, Bayu Gatra.