Both teams Chelsea and Fulham are ready for the Carling Cup third round match which will be played at Stamford Bridge on 21st September, 2011.
In today’s match we will have Didier Drogba returns, how was sidelined for than three weeks due to head injury. And he is likely to lead the attack alongside 18-year-old Romelu Lukaku.
On the other-hand, Fulham is likely to miss Algerian defender Rafik Halliche because of illness while defender Bjorn Helge Riise remains sidelined.
Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
(Penalty shoots: 4-3)
Chelsea: Cech, Ferreira, Luiz, Alex, Bertrand, McEachran, Romeu, Malouda, Sturridge, Lukaku, Kalou. Subs: Turnbull, Lampard, Mata, Drogba, Mikel, Bosingwa, Terry.
Fulham: Schwarzer, Kelly, Baird, Senderos, Grygera, Gecov, Kasami, Frei, Briggs, Orlando Sa, Ruiz. Subs: Etheridge, John Arne Riise, Sidwell, Zamora, Dembele, Kacaniklic, Halliche.