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WATFORD – Foster, Femenia, Mariappa, Cathcart, Holebas, Doucoure, Hughes, Chalobah, Pereyra, Deulofeu, Deeney

Substitutes: Gomes, Janmaat, Cleverley, Success, Masina, Gray, Kabasele

Manager: Javi Garcia

CHELSEA – Kepa, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Christensen, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Hazard, Higuain, Pedro

Substitutes: Caballero, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Giroud, Zappacosta, Willian, Cahill

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-Off: 2PM BST

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MAN UNITED – De Gea, Young, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw, Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Rashford, Lukaku

Subs: Romero, Sanchez, Martial, Pereira, Rojo, Darmian, McTominay

CHELSEA – Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Hazard, Higuain, Willian

Subs: Caballero, Barkley, Pedro, Loftus-Cheek, Giroud, Zappacosta, Christensen

Kick-Off: 4:30PM BST

Venue: Old Trafford



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CHELSEA (4 3 3) – Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Alonso, Kovacic, Jorginho, Barkley, Pedro, Giroud, Willian

Subs: Caballero, Zappacosta, Luiz, Kante, Loftus-Cheek, Hazard, Higuain.

SLAVIA PRAGUE – Kolar, Coufal, Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Deli, Boril, Traore, Kral, Masopust, Sevcik, Stoch, Olayinka

Subs: Zmrhal, Husbauer, Van Buren, Kudela, Skoda, Frydrych, Kovar

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Brighton change three players from the starting XI which suffered a defeat against Burnley at Turf Moor last time out, while Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri makes ten substitutions as the Blues faced MOL Vidi in the Europa League earlier last Thursday.

Willian is the only player who will start, with also Eden Hazard, Pedro, N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, David Luiz, Cesar Apilicueta and Kepa Arrizabalaga all returned to the Chelsea squad.

BRIGHTON – Ryan, Montoya, Dunk, Balogan, Bernardo, Stephens, Gross, Propper, Knockaert, Murray, March

Subs: Steele, Bruno, Bong, Kayal, Bissouma, Locadia, Andone

Manager: Chris Hughton

CHELSEA – Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Hazard, Pedro

Subs: Caballero, Fabregas, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Giroud, Christensen, Emerson

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

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CHELSEA – Kepa, Alonso, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Hazard, Morata

Subs: Caballero, Fabregas, Barkley, Pedro, Giroud, Zappacosta, Christensen

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

EVERTON – Pickford, Coleman, Digne, Mina, Keane, Gueye, Andre Gomes, Sigurdsson, Walcott, Bernard, Richarlison

Subs: Stekelenburg, Baines, Jagielka, Tosun, Davies, Calvert-Lewin, Lookman

Manager: Marco Silva

Kick-Off: 2:15pm

Venue: Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea take on Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge this evening (kick-off 4PM GMT). The Blues have a chance to close their gap on Liverpool and go level on points with the Reds on the standings.

Here’s the Chelsea line-up for the upcoming clash, as well as the visitors:

CHELSEA – Kepa, Alonso, Luiz, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Kante, Jorginho, Barkley, Pedro, Morata, Willian

Subs: Caballero, Fabregas, Hazard, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Zappacosta, Cahill

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

CRYSTAL PALACE – Hennessey, Van Aanholt, Tomkins, Sakho, Wan-Bissaka, Townsend, Milivojevic, McArthur,  Kouyate, Meyer, Zaha

Subs: Guaita, Sorloth, Ayew, Schlupp, Kelly, Puncheon, Riedewald

Manager: Roy Hodgson

Venue: Stamford Bridge


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DERBY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: Frank Lampard manager of Derby County celebrates the win after the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Preston North End at Pride Park Stadium on August 25, 2018 in Derby, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Maurizio Sarri makes eight changes to his line-up as Chelsea face Derby County in the Carabao Cup tonight. Only N’Golo Kante, Alvaro Morata and Willian had been named in the XI to face Burnley at Turf Moor earlier on Sunday. On the other hand, Frank Lampard confirmed the squad which started in their 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough.

CHELSEA – Caballero, Zappacosta, Cahill, Christensen, Emerson, Kante, Fabregas, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Morata, Willian

Subs: Bulka, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Drinkwater, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi, Pedro

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

DERBY COUNTY – Carson, Bogle, Keogh, Tomori, Malone, Huddlestone, Mount, Wilson, Waghorn, Lawrence, Marriott

Subs: Roos, Forsyth, Johnson, Bennett, Holmes, Nugent, Davies

Manager: Frank Lampard

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Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek reacts

CHELSEA – Kepa; Zappacosta, Cahill, Christensen, Emerson, Fabregas, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek; Willian, Pedro, Giroud 

Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Moses, Kante, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi, Morata

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

BATE Borisov – Scherbitski, Filipovic, Dragun, Hleb, Signevich, Skavysh, Rios, Filipenko, Stasevich, Baga, Volodko

Manager: Aljaksej Baha

Kick-Off: 8PM BST

Venue: Stamford Bridge

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Ross Barkley starts from the bench in today’s clash against Manchester United. The England international scored his first Chelsea goal in the 0-3 victory over Southampton last time out. Also Frenchman Olivier Giroud has been dropped for Alvaro Morata.

Big news for Manchester United as former Chelsea star Juan Mata will play in midfield, while Ander Herrera is benched.

CHELSEA – Kepa, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Morata, Hazard.

Subs: Caballero, Fabregas, Barkley, Pedro, Giroud, Zappacosta, Cahill.

Manager: Maurizio Sarri

MAN UNITED – De Gea, Young, Lindelof, Smalling, Shaw, Pogba, Matic, Mata, Rashford, Lukaku, Martial.

Subs: Romero, Bailly, Sanchez, Pereira, Fred, Herrera, Darmian

Manager: Jose Mourinho

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-Off: 12.30PM BST


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Chelsea face Greek side PAOK as Europa League’s group-stage starts this evening (kick-off 5.55PM BST). Teams are underway and here’s how both teams will start at Toumba Stadium:

PAOK -Paschalakis, Varela, Tosca, Vieirinha, Khacheridi, El Kaddouri, Mauricio, Wernbloom, Shakhov, Lima, Pelkas

Subs: Rey, Crespo, Biseswar, Warda, Canas, Prijovic, Limnios

CHELSEA – Kepa, Rudiger, Alonso, Zappacosta, Christensen, Jorginho, Kante, Barkley, Pedro, Willian, Morata

Subs: Caballero, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Loftus-Cheek, Moses, Giroud

Neither Ethan Ampadu nor Hudson-Odoi make the Chelsea bench. The Wales international has recently put the pen to paper on a new five-year deal with the Blues.


Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola believes "all the players believed in what we were doing" despite Maurizio Sarri had some issues during his first season abroad as...