Chelsea vs. Stoke City: Preview and TV schedule

Scott Heavey

Chelsea and Stoke City make up an all-Premier League clash in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Both Chelsea and Stoke City would've hoped for an easier FA Cup fourth round draw, as the sides face off in an all-Premier League clash on Sunday. José Mourinho's side are favourites after winning their last five games in all competitions, though Mark Hughes' visitors will no doubt look to take advantage of any squad rotation among the title challengers.

Stoke have already beaten Chelsea once this season, winning 3-2 in an entertaining Premier League clash back in December. However, the Potters haven't won away at Stamford Bridge since 1972, and it's hard to see them rewriting history on Sunday.

Chelsea may make a few changes to the team that beat Manchester United last weekend, though they've still got an extremely strong team to field. Marco van Ginkel and Fernando Torres are the only players they have missing through injury, with Nemanja Matić likely to make his first start. Stoke have a couple more injury concerns, though goalkeeper Asmir Begović is close to making a comeback from his broken finger.

Chelsea injuries and suspensions

Out: Marco van Ginkel (knee), Fernando Torres (knee). In doubt: None.

Stoke City injuries and suspensions

Out: Robert Huth (knee), Matthew Etherington (calf), Andy Wilkinson (heel). In doubt: Asmir Begović (broken finger).

Projected lineups

Chelsea: Mark Schwarzer; Ashley Cole, John Terry, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanović; Nemanja Matić, Ramires; Eden Hazard, Oscar, André Schürrle; Demba Ba.

Stoke City: Jack Butland; Erik Pieters, Marc Wilson, Ryan Shawcross, Geoff Cameron; Wilson Palacios, Steven N'Zonzi; Marko Arnautović, Stephen Ireland, Jonathan Walters; John Guidetti.

Match Date/Time: Sunday, 3:30 p.m. local, 10:30 a.m. ET

Venue: Stamford Bridge, London, England

TV: Fox Sports 2 (U.S. - English), Fox Deportes (U.S. - Spanish), Sportsnet World (Canada), ITV 1/HD (U.K.)

Online: Fox Soccer 2Go (U.S.), Sportsnet World Online (Canada)

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