Benitez selecting Chelsea line-up to win CWC

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez will field a strong line-up for their Club World Cup semi with Monterrey.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez will field a strong line-up for their Club World Cup semi with Monterrey.

With so few options and Frank Lampard only just back from injury himself, Benitez could be forgiven for wrapping some of his key players in cotton wool for a match they would be expected to win almost regardless of selection.

Asked whether he would field a team of youngsters, he said: "No, I intend to win. I'll pick players to win the first game. You cannot think about the final until you've won the semi-final."

Chelsea (from): Cech, Ivanovic, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill, Cole, Bertrand, Mikel, Lampard, Ramires, Mata, Oscar, Hazard, Moses, Marin, Piazon, Torres, Turnbull.

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