This Sunday, Chelsea begin their FA Cup campaign when they welcome the Championship side, Nottingham Forest, to Stamford Bridge, for a 3rd round tie.
If we are to be brutally honest, the FA Cup, as we continue what is becoming a remarkable season of transition, the only piece of silverware we can win.
However, whilst appreciative that the draw gave us a home tie, I can’t help thinking that, considering our recent home form, an away tie may have suited us better.
Our opponents will provide tough opposition as they seek to cause an upset in what was (once) the greatest domestic cup competition in the world.
Sadly, the FA Cup appears to be treated with disdain by some clubs who use it to field a starting eleven of fringe players and squad players.
Will that be a policy that Frank Lampard adopts as two former winners of Europe’s top trophy go head-to-head?
As is the norm, we’re running our usual feature where we ask you to second guess the starting eleven that our gaffer will select.
Simply drop your predicted starting eleven into the comment facility beneath this article and we’ll see who gets the closest or even 100% correct.
FA Cup - Chelsea v Nottingham Forest?
Chelsea to Win!
Forest to Win!
It'll Be A Replay!
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