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Jose Mourinho’s leading Chelsea FC visit their neighbours at the Craven Cottage hoping to maintain the positive strike and keep the leading position at the top of Premier league. On the other side, a new Fulham manager, the German Felix Magath takes charge of his new club for the first time at their west London home, looking to win important points for their survival among the English elite.
Team probable lineups
Fulham : Stekelenburg – Riether, Hangeland, Heitinga, Amorebieta – Kvist, Parker – Dejagah, Sidwell, Holtby – Mitroglou
Chelsea FC : Cech – Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta –Matić, Ramires – Willian, Oscar, Hazard – Eto’o
Magath aware of potential Chelsea fatigue
Fulham coach Felix Magath admits that Chelsea’s long midweek trip to Istanbul could prove an advantage for the English Premier League’s rock bottom side ahead of the west London derby on Saturday (1st March).
Mourinho not pleased with Chelsea schedule
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho complains about his team’s hectic fixture schedule at a news conference on Friday (28th February) ahead of Premier League match against Fulham.
Mourinho was upset because they have had barely any time to recover from their 1-1 draw with Galatasaray in the Champions League.
Chelsea play west London rivals Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday (1st March).