[Teams] Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Confirmed Line-ups

By on December 26, 2016

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Chelsea will be looking to cement their position at the top of the Premier League table when they entertain AFC Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Antonio Conte has decided to leave Michy Batshuayi on the bench with Pedro selected ahead of the Belgian youngster to fill the boots of Diego Costa up front – the Spanish international misses out through suspension.

Willian and Eden Hazard continue support Pedro in attack while Cesc Fabregas gets a recall in midfield as he comes in alongside Nemanja Matic for the suspended N’Golo Kante.

Kurt Zouma must make do with a place on the bench as Conte has stuck with his settled back three of Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz and Gary Cahill.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill; Moses, Fabregas, Matic, Alonso; Willian, Hazard, Pedro

Subs: Begovic, Ivanovic, Aina, Zouma, Loftus-Cheek, Chalobah, Batshuayi.

Bournemouth

Boruc, Adam Smith, Francis, Cook, Daniels, Brad Smith, Arter, Surman, Gosling, Wilshere, King.

Subs: Federici, Mings, Fraser, Stanislas, Afobe, Ibe, Wilson.

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