Mourinho shuffles pack for Liverpool showdown
Mourinho had threatened to field a weakened team after the first leg of his side's Champions League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, but several of the changes were enforced.
Mark Schwarzer replaced Cech in goal, but the only unfamiliar face in the starting XI was 20-year-old Czech defender Tomas Kalas, who was handed a full debut alongside Branislav Ivanovic at centre-back.
Liverpool were able to name Daniel Sturridge on the bench, after he missed last weekend's 3-2 victory at Norwich City due to a hamstring injury.
Brendan Rodgers's side were otherwise unchanged, with midfielder Jordan Henderson once again unavailable through suspension.
Liverpool can eliminate Chelsea from the title race if they beat them, but victory for the visitors would take them to within two points of the summit.
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