Defensive duo still absent for Blues

Defensive duo still absent for Blues

Chelsea are set to be without David Luiz and Gary Cahill again for tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League game at Liverpool.

The centre-backs have been stepping up their recovery from hamstring injuries, with caretaker manager Roberto Di Matteo last week hopeful they could return to full training this week.

Di Matteo will also assess how his FA Cup final heroes have reacted to Saturday’s Wembley exertions before deciding on his team against the same opponents.

Provisional squad: Cech, Ivanovic, Ferreira, Bosingwa, Terry, Cole, Bertrand, Mikel, Essien, Meireles, Lampard, Ramires, Mata, Malouda, Drogba, Torres, Sturridge, Kalou, Turnbull.

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