Chelsea v Watford – Team News and Predicted Line-Ups

Chelsea v Watford – Team News and Predicted Line-Ups

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Chelsea host Watford at Stamford Bridge on Monday night (Kick-Off: 8pm BST) after being crowned Premier League champions at the Hawthorns last time out thanks to Michy Batshuayi‘s late goal.

Team News

Chelsea

  • Conte has a fully-fit squad to choose from.
  • Possible changes in defense as Nathan Ake and John Terry could replace David Luiz and captain Gary Cahill as well as recent goalscorer Batshuayi for Diego Costa.

Watford

  • Christian Kabasele has suffered an hamstring injury in Friday’s defeat at Everton and has not recovered for tonight’s game;
  • Miguel Britos, Craig Cathcart and Younes Kaboul are all ruled out of Chelsea clash.

 

Predicted Line-Ups

CHELSEA (3-4-3) – Courtois, Azpilicueta, Terry, Ake, Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso, Pedro, Willian, Diego Costa

Manager: Antonio Conte

WATFORD (4-4-2) Gomes; Zuniga, Mariappa, Prodl, Holebas; Janmaat, Capoue, Doucoure, Cleverley; Deeney, Okaka

Manager: Walter Mazzarri

Kick-Off: 8pm BST

Venue: Stamford Bridge