Zhirkov among Blues absentees

New signing Yuri Zhirkov is one of five Chelsea absentees for their opening Premier League clash with Hull at Stamford Bridge (12:45pm).

Last Updated: 14/08/09 at 15:46

Zhirkov: Misses out

Zhirkov: Misses out

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Zhirkov is out with a knee injury, while Juliano Belletti (Achilles) and defender Alex (groin) are also set to miss out.

Joe Cole (knee) and Paulo Ferreira (knee) are back in training but the fixture comes too soon for the pair.

Blues (from): Cech, Turnbull, Hilario, Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Carvalho, A Cole, Ballack, Sturridge, Mikel, Deco, Lampard, Anelka, Drogba, Sturridge, Kalou, Malouda, Essien.

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Premier League Fixtures

Sunday, 21 September 2014
13:30
Leicester v Man Utd
Tottenham v West Brom
16:00
Everton v C Palace
Man City v Chelsea
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
Liverpool v Everton  
15:00
Chelsea v A Villa  
C Palace v Leicester  
Hull City v Man City  
Man Utd v West Ham  
Southampton v QPR  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 4 9 12
2 Southampton 5 6 10
3 A Villa 5 0 10
4 Arsenal 5 4 9
5 Swansea 5 2 9
6 Man City 4 3 7
7 Tottenham 4 2 7
8 West Ham 5 1 7
9 Hull City 5 0 6
10 Liverpool 5 -1 6
11 Man Utd 4 3 5
12 Everton 4 -1 5
13 Leicester 4 -1 5
14 Stoke 5 -1 5
15 Sunderland 5 -1 4
16 QPR 5 -8 4
17 Burnley 5 -3 3
18 Newcastle 5 -6 3
19 C Palace 4 -3 2
20 West Brom 4 -5 2

Updated Sat, 20 Sep 2014

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