[Teams] Wolves vs Chelsea: Confirmed line-ups from Molineux
Premier League football returns this weekend as Chelsea take on Wolves at Molineux this afternoon. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Premier League football returns this weekend as Chelsea take on Wolves at Molineux this afternoon.
Frank Lampard has recalled Antonio Rudiger after he returned to full fitness following a serious knee injury and he starts in defence alongside Andreas Christensen and youngster Fikayo Tomori with Kurt Zouma named on the bench.
Marcos Alonso comes in for the injured Emerson on the left with Cesar Azpilicueta keeping his place on the right. Jorginho once again starts in midfield with Mateo Kovacic passed fit to start. However, Chelsea will be without N’Golo Kante as he’s once again out with an ankle problem.
Mason Mount keeps his place in Lampard side after an excellent start to the season while Willian supports Tammy Abraham in attack. Pedro returns to the squad after recovering from a knock but he’s named on the bench along with Olivier Giroud, Christian Pulisic and Michy Batshuayi.
As for Wolves, Matt Doherty is only deemed fit enough for a place on the bench so Jesús Vallejo starts alongside Connor Coady in defence.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Rui Patricio, Traore, Vallejo, Coady, Dendoncker, Jonny, Joao Moutinho, Neves, Saiss, Jota, Jimenez
Subs: Doherty, Pedro Neto, Cutrone, Gibbs-White, Ruddy, Ruben Vinagre, Kilman
Arrizabalaga, Christensen, Rudiger, Tomori, Azpilicueta, Mount, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Willian, Abraham
Subs: Barkley, Pedro, Caballero, Zouma, Giroud, Pulisic, Batshuayi
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