Chelsea make six changes for FA Cup game

Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti made six changes to his side for this afternoon’s FA Cup fourth round tie at Deepdale.

Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti made six changes to his side for this afternoon’s FA Cup fourth round tie at Deepdale.

Following the 7-2 victory against Sunderland, goalkeeper Hilario returned as well as Paulo Ferreira, Alex, Yury Zhirkov, Deco and Daniel Sturridge.

Sturridge was paired up front with Nicolas Anelka against the Coca-Cola Championship side.

It was Darren Ferguson’s first home game as Preston manager and he recalled Michael Hart, Youl Mawene and Billy Jones to the team.

Preston: Lonergan, Hart, Mawene, St. Ledger, Davidson, Sedgwick, Chaplow, Jones, Carter, Wallace, Brown.

Subs: Henderson, Collins, Chilvers, Parkin, Mellor, Barton, Mayor.

Chelsea: Hilario, Paulo Ferreira, Alex, Terry, Zhirkov, Belletti, Ballack, Lampard, Deco, Anelka, Sturridge.

Subs: Turnbull, Ivanovic, Joe Cole, Malouda, Matic, Borini, Van Aanholt.

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)

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