(Sporting Alert) — Midfielder Frank Lampard returns to the starting line and will also captain Chelsea FC in today’s World Club Championship Final at International Stadium Yokohama.
The return of the England international sees defender David Luiz, who played as a holding midfielder in the semi-final game on Thursday moving back to centre-back and will play alongside Gary Cahill.
Mikel John Obi is back on the bench along with Oscar for Chelsea, with Ramires and Victor Moses getting recalls.
Daniel Sturridge and John Terry are also on the bench.
Meanwhile, Corinthians manager Tite has decided to name Jorge Henrique in replace of Douglas in the team he announced on Saturday.
TEAM LINE-UPS: Corinthians vs. Chelsea FC
Chelsea FC: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Luiz, Cole, Ramires, Lampard, Moses, Mata, Hazard, Torres.
Subs: Turnbull, Oscar, Mikel, Ferreira, Marin, Sturridge, Terry, Azpilicueta, Bertrand, Piazon, Saville, Hilario.
Corinthians: Cassio, Alessandro, Chicao, Fabio Santos, Paulo Andre, Danilo, Ralf, Paulinho, Jorge Henrique, Guerrero, Emerson.
Subs: Julio Cesar, Wallace, Martinez, Douglas, Anderson Polga, Willian Arao, Edenilson, Fernandes, Guilherme Andrade, Felipe Monteiro, Giovanni, Romarinho.