[Teams] Chelsea vs Huddesfield: Confirmed line-ups from Stamford Bridge

By on February 2, 2019

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Chelsea will look to put their disastrous defeat at Bournemouth behind them when they take on Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Maurizio Sarri recalled Andreas Christensen for the game with the Danish international coming in alongside David Luiz meaning Antonio Rudiger is the man to make way. Marcos Alonso also comes back in to the side at left-back as Emerson Palmeiri drops out of the squad.

Ross Barkley is recalled in place of Mateo Kovacic in mdifield with Jorginho and N’Golo Kante keeping their places. Gonzalo Higuain once again leads the line up front and he’ll be looking to put in an improved display after struggling during the midweek defeat on the south coast.

Eden Hazard keeps his place in attack with Willian recalled and Pedro dropping to the bench. Callum Hudson-Odoi is back in the squad but the youngster has to make do with a place among the substitutes.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Chelsea

Kepa; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Barkley; Willian, Higuaín, Hazard.

Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Pedro, Giroud.

Huddersfield

Lossl, Smith, Schindler, Kongolo, Lowe, Mooy, Bacuna, Billing, Mbenza, Kachunga, Diakhaby

Subs: Hamer, Ahearne-Grant, Pritchard, Mounie, Jorgensen, Hadergjonaj, Puncheon

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