Lampard starts: Chelsea vs QPR Starting Teams, Live Scores


LONDON (Sporting Alert) – Chelsea will seek to keep tabs on leaders Manchester United and Manchester City with a win over the struggling QPR in the Premier League on Wednesday.

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Petr Cech, as expected is out because of an injury he sustained in the win over Everton at the weekend so Turnbull, who replaced him in that game starts this time in his place.

Rafa Benitez has also named Ashley Cole, Juan Mata and Eden Hazard on the bench, but Frank Lampard keeps his starting place, following his double in the 2-1 win at Goodison Park.

David Luiz remains in midfield, while Oscar, Victor Moses and Marko Marin all recalled to the starting team as well.

For QPR, Shaun Derry gets a starting place and he’s alongside Junior Hoilett, Esteban Granero and Adel Taarabt.

Former Manchester United midfielder Ji-Sung Park, Djibril Cisse and Shaun Wright-Phillips are all on the bench.

Chelsea vs QPR Teams

Chelsea team: Turnbull, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Bertrand, D Luiz, Lampard, Moses, Oscar, Marin, Torres. Subs: Hilario, Cole, Ferreira, Ramires, Mata, Hazard, Piazon.

QPR team: Cesar, Fabio, Hill, Nelsen, Onuoha, Hoilett, Mbia, Granero, Derry, Mackie, Taarabt. Subs: Green, Ferdinand, Park, Cisse, Wright-Phillips, Dyer, Faurlin.