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Chelsea (Probable, 4-2-3-1): Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Meireles, Mikel; Ramires, Lampard, Kalou, Drogba.
Test: David Luiz (ankle), Terry (unspecified).

Leicester (Probable, 4-4-2): Schmeichel; St Ledger, Bamba, Morgan, Konchesky; Dyer, Wellens, Danns, Gallagher; Nugent, Beckford.
Out: Drinkwater, Moore, Logan (all cup-tied).
Test: Peltier (thigh).

Referee: Lee Probert (Matches 28, R7 Y87).

Team News
Roberto Di Matteo is confident John Terry and David Luiz will be fit for Chelsea’s FA Cup quarter-final against Leicester.

Captain Terry failed to finish Wednesday night’s Champions League triumph over Napoli, while centre-back partner Luiz was limping badly afterwards with an ankle injury.

Caretaker manager Di Matteo looks set to make changes after many players completed 120 minutes in midweek, while Raul Meireles is available after suspension.

Leicester, meanwhile, recall experienced defender Paul Konchesky after he completed a three-match ban following his red card against Coventry.

Manager Nigel Pearson may also be able to call upon Lee Peltier after the full-back missed the midweek win over Birmingham.

However Sean St Ledger did well at right-back in his absence.

Danny Drinkwater, Liam Moore and Conrad Logan are all cup-tied.

Match Notes
How will Chelsea react to the euphoria of their magnificent performance against Napoli?

And how will they respond to Leicester knowing they are 180 minutes away from facing Barcelona?

A new spirit has brought three wins under Roberto Di Matteo; a fourth would take them to Wembley.

But Leicester also have gumption and saw off Norwich at Carrow Road in the previous round. This, though, will be a round too far for the Foxes.

Betting: Home 1-4, Away 7-1, Draw 4-1.

Stat of the game: Leicester are bidding for their first FA Cup semi-final place for 30 years.

John Ley’s prediction: Chelsea 3 Leicester City 0.


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