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Chelsea: Predicted XI v Swansea

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With Chelsea undoubtedly still riding high from their midweek Champions League success, they must quickly re-focus their attentions to domestic matters this weekend with the small matter of a Premier League tie against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium to come on Sunday afternoon.

Staring in the face of a likely exit from Europe's most-prestigious club tournament after a hugely disappointing display at the Parc des Princes, goals from substitute pair Andre Schurrle and Demba Ba - with the latter scoring in dramatic fashion just three minutes from time - secured Chelsea's place in the Champions League semi-finals.

Such a victory came at a slight cost, however, with Belgian superstar Eden Hazard having picked up a calf injury after just 18 minutes at Stamford Bridge that will definitely rule him out out Sunday's match.

Chelsea should be boosted by the presence of Samuel Eto'o, with the Cameroon international having returned from a hamstring injury to complete 90 minutes against PSG. 

Ramires is available once again after completing a three-match suspension, while January signings Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah are back in the fold after being ineligible for the Champions League.

Victory in this match is paramount for Chelsea, particularly with Liverpool and Manchester City - their main rivals for the title - going head-to-head at Anfield earlier in the day.

With Mourinho's men currently just two points adrift of Liverpool, they can keep themselves in the race with all three points.

Here's how we think Chelsea could line up in South Wales...

Chelsea predicted XI v Swansea:

Cech; Azpilicueta, Terry, Cahill, Ivanovic; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Schurrle, Oscar; Eto'o.

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