Another pulsating encounter between Chelsea Vs Aston Villa which will be going down later today as we give you the matchday preview and all the information you need to know about the game.
With the International break done, Premier League football resumes with a cracker for the Blues who have to go up against an Aston Villa side who wasn’t an easy opponent last season as they struggled against them.
It will be Chelsea looking to continue their impressive run which have seem them claimed 7 points so far as they beat Crystal Palace and Arsenal then went on to draw Liverpool 1-1 despite one man down from the first half.
CHELSEA VS ASTON VILLA MATCHDAY PREVIEW
Last season between these two sides wasn’t an easy one for the Blues who saw the Villa’s dealing with them in both legs which their first encounter ended with a 1-1 at Stamford Bridge as no winner between them.
The return leg at the Villa Park saw them beating Chelsea to the cleaners 2-1 in a match which was supposed to be a clear win got the London side who were then cruising on a good run of form prior to that encounter.
With Chelsea Vs Aston Villa set to go down later today, Thomas Tuchel will be hoping his side can claim victory with the fans at Stamford Bridge cheering them as they take on their last season buggy opponent.
CHELSEA VS ASTON VILLA INJURY UPDATE
It hasn’t be so good for the Blues who had some injury concerns as Romelu Lukaku was first reported injured, which he had to leave Belgium camp and return to Chelsea where he was cleared to be good.
Another is Christian Pulisic who is totally out of the match after picking up an ankle injury during USA match against Honduras as NGolo Kante is also ruled out of the encounter against Aston Villa later today.
Christian Pulisic is likely to be out for 10 days after returning to the club in clutches while Romelu Lukaku is confirmed clear as NGolo Kante still needs more time before he can be fit enough to start.
CHELSEA VS ASTON VILLA LINEUP AND FORMATION (3-4-2-1)
Despite all the injury worries, Thomas Tuchel still have a very good set of players ready to fill in as defender Reece James is also out due to red card against Liverpool which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Trevoh Chalobah, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen (Defenders); Cesar Azpilicueta, Saul Niguez, Jorginho, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Kai Havertz, Mason Mount (Attackers); Romelu Lukaku (Striker).
These are the lineup Thomas Tuchel will be dishing out as new signing Saul Niguez will be making his debut after completing a deadline day loan move to Chelsea from Atletico Madrid.
KICK-OFF TIME AND BETTING TIPS
Chelsea Vs Aston Villa will be going down live at Stamford Bridge as both teams will be looking to grab all three point with the match to start by the following UK and Nigerian time listed below.
17:30 UK and 5:30 Pm Nigerian Time.
For the people looking to stake their settings on this match which will be going down later today, we should be expecting a win from Chelsea who are currently on hot form with two wins and one draw.
Aston Villa has been struggling with them claiming just four points after three games played which they lost their opening match against new comers Watford by 3-2 away from their home ground.
Possible Correct Scoreline Outcomes
Chelsea 5-0 Aston Villa
Chelsea 0-1 Aston Villa
Chelsea 2-0 Aston Villa
Although make sure you carry Chelsea with a straight win and don’t make the goals u are giving them more than over 1.5 or under 2.5 as their encounter will be evenly match due to international break and players won’t be at their best.