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Team news for Tuesday night's Champions League last-16 first-leg clash between FC Copenhagen and Chelsea at The Parken Stadium.

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Torres: Will start against Copenhagen

Torres: Will start against Copenhagen

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Fernando Torres, Nicolas Anelka, Michael Essien and Jose Bosingwa will all start Chelsea's clash with Copenhagen, Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed.

None of the quartet were in the XI for Saturday's shock FA Cup penalty shootout defeat to Everton, with Torres cup-tied, Bosingwa injured and Anelka and Essien on the bench.

David Luiz is cup-tied for the match at the Parken Stadium, while Alex (knee) and Yossi Benayoun (Achilles) are still sidelined.

Chelsea (from): Cech, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Terry, Ivanovic, Zhirkov, Cole, Mikel, Essien, Lampard, Ramires, McEachran, Kalou, Malouda, Anelka, Torres, Drogba, Turnbull, Sala, Bertrand.

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