[Teams] Chelsea v Everton: Confirmed Line-Ups From Stamford Bridge

By on October 25, 2017

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Chelsea will look to book their place in the quarter finals of the League Cup when they take on Everton at Stamford Bridge this evening.

Antonio Conte has been handed a major boost with Danny Drinkwater passed fit to make his long-awaited debut in midfield after finally recovering from a calf injury.

Willy Caballero comes in between the sticks while Andreas Christensen replaces David Luiz in defence. Youngster Ethan Ampadu also makes a rare appearance in midfield while Davide Zappacosta and Kenedy start in the wing-back positions.

Eden Hazard, Pedro and Alvaro Morata get a rest with Willian and Charly Musonda coming in while Michy Batshuayi leads the line up front after scoring off the bench at the weekend.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Caballero; Rudiger, Christensen, Cahill (c); Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Ampadu, Kenedy; Willian, Batshuayi, Musonda.

Subs: Eduardo, Clarke-Salter, Sterling, Scott, Fabregas, Pedro, Morata

Everton

Pickford; Kenny, Williams, Jagielka, Baines; Baningime, Davies, McCarthy; Lennon, Rooney, Mirallas.

Subs: Robles, Keane, Sigurdsson, Niasse, Calvert-Lewin, Holgate, Lookman

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