Drogba doubtful for Pompey clash

BY foxsports • December 15, 2009

Drogba hurt his back in training on Tuesday and will have a late fitness test ahead of the game. Defender Alex and Salomon Kalou are both back in the squad after recovering from injury. However, full-back Jose Bosingwa (knee) and Michael Essien (hamstring) remain long-term absentees. Ricardo Carvalho is rested. Chelsea (from): Cech, Hilario, Turnbull, Ivanovic, Belletti, Alex, Terry, A Cole, Lampard, Ballack, Obi, Malouda, J Cole, Zhirkov, Drogba, Anelka, Kalou, Kakuta, Bruma, Borini.

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