[Teams] Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Confirmed line-ups from Stamford Bridge
Chelsea will be desperate to get back to winning ways when they take on Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge this evening. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Chelsea will be desperate to get back to winning ways when they take on Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge this evening.
Frank Lampard has received a huge boost as Tammy Abraham has passed a late fitness test and returns to lead the line up front. Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount support Abraham in attack while Willian is recalled after being on the bench against West Ham at the weekend.
N’Golo Kante also comes back into the Chelsea starting eleven after being rested on Saturday with Jorginho making way while Mateo Kovacic keeps his place in the middle of the park.
Reece James starts at right-back once again but Cesar Azpilicueta is recalled at left-back with Emerson making way. Chelsea make another change at the back with Andreas Christensen coming in alongside Kurt Zouma with Fikayo Tomori dropping to the bench.
Callum Hudson-Odoi must settle for a place among the substitutes along with Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Arrizabalaga, James, Christensen, Zouma, Azpilicueta, Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Mount, Pulisic, Abraham
Subs: Jorginho, Caballero, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi, Batshuayi, Tomori, Emerson
Heaton, Elmohamady, Konsa, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Nakamba, Hourihane, Trezeguet, Wesley, Grealish
Subs: Taylor, Douglas Luiz, Lansbury, Engels, Jota, Nyland, Kodjia
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