Mata and Mikel dropped

Juan Mata and John Obi Mikel drop to the bench for Rafael Benitez's second game in charge of Chelsea in tonight's west London derby against Fulham.

Benitez hands rare Premier League starts to Oriol Romeu and Ryan Bertrand in the only changes from Sunday's goalless draw with Manchester City.

Chelsea starting team: Cech; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Luiz, Cole; Romeu, Ramires; Hazard, Oscar, Bertrand; Torres.


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