Derby County vs Chelsea: Live team sheet

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Derby County vs Chelsea
iPro Stadium
Capital One Cup quarter-final
Kick-off: 19:45 

Derby County and Chelsea are set to go head-to-head at the iPro Stadium in the Capital One Cup quarter-final this evening. 

Steve McClaren's Championship high-flyers will be desperate to upset the odds this evening in East Midlands as they go in search of booking their place in the semi-finals of the competition. 

Chelsea, meanwhile, will be hoping to secure their third straight victory after beating Sporting and Hull City in their last two outings. 

Chelsea goals 

And, as the Blues go in search of claiming the win this evening, Jose Mourinho has opted for an extremely strong side. In fact, the likes of Eden Hazard, Andre Schurrle and Didier Drogba have all been handed a starring role for the fixture as Chelsea go in search of goals. 

Veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech starts between the sticks, whilst the likes of Kurt Zouma, John Terry and Cesar Azpilicueta start at the back for the Blues. 

Derby, on the other hand, start with the likes of Will Hughes and Johnny Russell as they attempt to cause the Premier League leaders some problems on home soil. 

The teams 

Derby XI 

Grant, Christie, Buxton, Keogh (c), Forsyth, Hughes, Mascarell, Bryson, Russell, Martin,


Roos, Coutts, Naylor, Hendrick, Calero, Best, Ibe

Chelsea XI

Cech; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Terry (c), Filipe Luis; Mikel, Matic; Schurrle, Fabregas, Hazard; Drogba.


Schwarzer, Ivanovic, Ramires, Willian, Salah, Remy, Diego Costa

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