[Teams] Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on October 17, 2015

Chelsea will look to kick start their disappointing season when they entertain Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Jose Mourinho has made several changes from the side that lost at home to Southampton before the international break. Eden Hazard is the big name to drop out as the Belgian international joins Oscar on the bench.

Baba Rahman comes in for the injured Branislav Ivanovic while Kurt Zouma replaces Gary Cahill at the back. Nemanja Matic is also dropped with youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek starting in midfield.

Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game:

Chelsea

Begovic; Rahman, Terry, Zouma, Azpilicueta; Loftus-Cheek, Ramires; Wilian, Fabregas, Pedro; Diego Costa.

Subs:  Blackman, Cahill, Matic, Mikel, Oscar, Hazard, Remy.

Aston Villa

Guzan; Hutton, Richards, Lescott, Richardson; Gana, Westwood, Gil; Grealish, Ayew, Gestede.

Subs: Bunn, Bacuna, Sinclair, Traore, Amavi, Sanchez, Crespo

Back Chelsea to win 2-1 and Costa to score first at odds of 18/1

What’s your predicted score now we’ve seen the teams?

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