[Teams] Chelsea vs Burnley: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on August 12, 2017

Chelsea will begin the defence of their Premier League title when they take on Burnley at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Antonio Conte hands a full debut to Jeremie Boga as the youngster starts in attack along with Willian while Michy Batshuayi leads the line up front with Alvaro Morata deemed only fit enough for the bench.

Antonio Rudiger makes his Premier League debut in defence with David Luiz and Gary Cahill while Cesar Azpilicueta moves out to the right wing-back role in place of the suspended Victor Moses.

N’Golo Kante marshalls the midfield with Cesc Fabregas alongside him while Kenedy is named among the substitutes despite the Brazilian expected to leave this summer.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Courtois, Rudiger, Luiz, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso, Willian, Batshuayi, Boga

Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Tomori, Kenedy, Scott, Musonda, Morata

Burnley

Heaton; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward; Gudmundsson, Cork, Hendrick, Defour, Brady; Vokes.

Subs: Pope, Long, Taylor, Westwood, Arfield, Walters, Barnes

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