Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he wanted to show Gary Cahill he has confidence in him by playing him in this important clash against Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
Chelsea skipper John Terry could miss Sunday's trip to Premier League rivals Tottenham.
Jose Mourinho has confirmed John Terry is a doubt for Sunday's clash at Tottenham after being stretchered off during Chelsea's 4-0 Champions League win at Maccabi Tel-Aviv on Tuesday.
The English title holders kept their hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stages alive with a convincing win in Israel, with Gary Cahill scoring in the first half before former Chelsea defender Tal Ben Haim was shown a straight red card for hacking Diego Costa.
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Tottenham striker Harry Kane and midfielder Eric Dier express their delight following their 4-1 thrashing of West Ham.
Eric Dier (right) impressed during Tottenham's 4-1 win against West Ham on Sunday.
Eric Dier believes Tottenham's aggressive approach is key to their fine Premier League form, and says that most teams no longer want to face the North London club after shedding their "soft" label.
Tottenham impressed with a 4-1 White Hart Lane victory against London rivals West Ham on Sunday, extending their unbeaten run to 12 top-flight games to go within two points of fourth-placed Arsenal.
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A 35-year-old man who was stabbed outside White Hart Lane on Sunday has been discharged from hospital, West Ham's website has said.
The incident happened at approximately 3 p.m. ahead of Tottenham's Premier League match with West Ham around the junction of White Hart Lane and Tottenham High Road.
The victim suffered a stab wound to the abdomen and was taken to an East London hospital but no arrests have yet been made following the Metropolitan Police's initial appeal for information and witnesses.