Busy Christmas fixtures in the English Premier League as Chelsea VS Aston Villa go against each other one a Monday night game and here are the team news injuries lineup formation kick off time and so much more about the encounter.
This encounter will be a do or die for the Blues who needs the win badly or questions will be asked following their recent poor run of form which saw them lose their last game against a poor and second fielded Arsenal team 3-1 on boxing day.
Meanwhile, the visitor’s have been on a impressive run of form which has seen them put up some impressive performances and they will be coming off their impressive 3nil win against Crystal Palace, another good side.
Chelsea VS Aston Villa Team News
Frank Lampard will be hoping his players will be well inspired and hungry as they go on to play today with questions already being asked of the team ability to perform when it matters most in the big stages after their loss.
So many players will be rested today as they only just played their last game two days ago on boxing day and the Blues will be hoping to capitalize on their squad depth with players like Ziyech hoping to start after coming from injury.
The last time Aston Villa beat Chelsea was way back in 2014 where they won 1-0 at home in the English Premier League game which has seen them gone on to lose to the Blues on numerous occasions without a draw and it a good thing heading into today’s game.
Chelsea VS Aston Villa Injuries Update
So far no injuries worry for both sides who seems to have all their players on standby except the only issues might be fatigue with the short period of Interval given to them after playing just few days Ago and all the players will look very tired.
This might be good for the Blues who have more quality lined up in their bench and this will be the match Hakim Ziyech finally makes his comeback from a short spell of injury he had few week ago which has saw him sit on the sideline.
There is also a probability of Kepa Arrizabalaga also stepping up to take over from Edouard Mendy who had a very disastrous outing against Arsenal with couple of errors coming from the Senegalese who conceded a cheap goal.
Chelsea VS Aston Villa Lineup And Formation (4-3-3)
Frank Lampard with hopes of getting a win will likely field out his second team which will give other players chance to rest after playing just few days ago against Arsenal.
Kepa Arrizabalaga (Goalkeeper); Cesar Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Emerson (Defenders); Jorginho, Kai Havertz, Billy Gilmour (Midfielders); Hakim Ziyech, Olivier Giroud, Callum Hudson-Odoi (Attack Forwards).
Kick Off Time?
17:30 UK Time And 6:30 Nigerian Time
KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips
Chelsea 6-0 Aston Villa
Chelsea 3-0 Aston Villa
Chelsea 1-0 Aston Villa