Duo absent for Hammers clash

24 April 2009 03:00
Chelsea are without midfielder Deco and defender Ricardo Carvalho when they take on West Ham and former favourite Gianfranco Zola.The pair are struggling to regain fitness following hamstring problems but right-back Jose Bosingwa is included in the squad after recovering from a similar injury.Joe Cole and Paulo Ferreira are out for the season with knee ligament injuries.Interim coach Guus Hiddink may also decide to rest some of his first team regulars against the Hammers ahead of their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona on Tuesday.Chelsea (from): Cech, Hilario, Belletti, Alex, Ivanovic, Bosingwa, Mancienne, A Cole, Terry, Lampard, Ballack, Obi, Kalou, Essien, Malouda, Di Santo, Anelka, Quaresma, Stoch, Drogba, Mellis.

Source: Eurosport