Chelsea boss Sarri drops Kepa Arrizabalaga from starting XI against Spurs

Chelsea boss Sarri drops Kepa Arrizabalaga from starting XI against Spurs

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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri made four changes from the starting XI which suffered a defeat on penalties in the Carabao Cup‘s final against Man City on Sunday.

Marcos Alonso replaces Emerson Palmieri, with Mateo Kovacic in midfield and Gonzalo Higuain chosen as a lone striker alongside Pedro and Eden Hazard.

Willy Caballero will start as Kepa Arrizabalaga has been dropped to the bench after the Spaniard refused to be substitute in the extra-time against the Citizens.

Here’s the team to face Tottenham Hotspur in full: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Kovacic, Kante, Pedro, Hazard, Higuain