• Premier League

Torres returns for Chelsea

ESPN staff
March 15, 2014

Fernando Torres returns from a groin injury to start for Chelsea in their Premier League clash at Aston Villa.

The striker had been set to start against Tottenham last weekend, but was replaced by Samuel Eto'o after picking up the injury in the pre-match warm-up.

There is no place in the squad for Eto'o, while Willian and Oscar, who came off the bench in the 4-0 win over Spurs, replace Andre Schurrle and Frank Lampard.

Aston Villa: Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar, Baker, Bennett, Westwood, Delph, El Ahmadi, Weimann, Benteke, Agbonlahor

Substitutes: Steer, Sylla, Holt, Clark, Albrighton, Lowton, Robinson

Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Ramires, Matic, Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Torres

Substitutes: Schwarzer, Kalas, Mikel, Lampard, Schurrle, Salah

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