[Teams] Chelsea vs Southampton: Confirmed Line-Ups From Stamford Bridge

By on December 16, 2017


Chelsea will be looking to cement their position in the top four when they take on Southampton at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Alvaro Morata returns to the squad after recovering from a back injury but the Spaniard must make-do with a place on the bench as Antonio Conte has decided to stick with Eden Hazard, Pedro and Willian in attack.

Gary Cahill gets a recall in defence with Antonio Rudiger dropping out while Victor Moses keeps his place on the right with Davide Zappacosta on the bench.

Tiemoue Bakayoko lines-up alongside N’Golo Kante in midfield with Cesc Fabregas and Danny Drinkwater among the subs while Virgil van Dijk has been dropped by the visitors.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:


Courtois; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill; Moses, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso; Willian, Hazard, Pedro

Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Fabregas, Batshuayi, Morata.


Forster, Cédric, Hoedt, Yoshida (c), Stephens, Bertrand, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Højbjerg, Redmond, Gabbiadini.

Subs: McCarthy, Davis, Lemina, Van Dijk, Tadic, Boufal, Austin


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