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Chelsea have captain John Terry back for the home clash after three weeks on the sidelines with a sciatic nerve problem in his right leg.

Midfielder Frank Lampard is still not ready to return after three months out with a groin and hernia problem while Alex (knee) and Yury Zhirkov (calf) are also sidelined.

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is back after suspension and toe problems.

Everton defender Phil Jagielka is a doubt for the trip to London.

The centre-back sustained a knock in last week's defeat to West Brom and will be assessed before the game, which fellow defender Tony Hibbert will definitely miss because of a cut ankle picked up against the Baggies.

Captain Phil Neville has recovered from a sore knee and although midfielder Marouane Fellaini returns after suspension Mikel Arteta begins a three-match ban for his sending-off last weekend.

Chelsea (from): Cech, Turnbull, Hilario, Ferreira, Bosingwa, Terry, Ivanovic, Cole, Van Aanholt, Bruma, Ramires, Mikel, Essien, McEachran, Malouda, Drogba, Kalou, Kakuta, Sturridge.

Everton (from): Howard, Heitinga, Baines, Distin, Jagielka, Neville, Fellaini, Cahill, Pienaar, Beckford, Yakubu, Saha, Anichebe, Rodwell, Bilyaletdinov, Mucha, Baxter, Coleman.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Hull City v C Palace  
Leicester v Burnley  
Liverpool v West Brom  
Sunderland v Stoke  
Swansea v Newcastle  
17:30
A Villa v Man City  
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12:00
Man Utd v Everton  
14:05
Chelsea v Arsenal  
Tottenham v Southampton  
16:15
West Ham v QPR  

Barclays Premier League

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

Updated Tue, 30 Sep 2014

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