Chelsea VS Morecambe go head to head at Stamford Bridge as the Blues kick off their Emirates FA Cup campaign and here is the matchday preview team news injuries update lineup formation time and more ahead of the encounter today which is set to go down in few hours.
Frank Lampard and his men will be looking to cruise through in this tie due to the side they are up against after going through their worst run of form in the English Premier League which has put the manager’s job on fire with him needing to deliver.
A good win will boost the confidence of the team as Morecambe will be looking to cause an upset which Chelsea is in no position to allow happen as they will move looking to bounce back with a very big victory in this game against a lower League side who might be a big threat today.
There is so much going on in camp as the transfer window is now opened for players to move in and out as Olivier Giroud is the most talked about if he will leave or not after an interest from West Ham United has been making headlines throughout the week with Euros2021 fast approaching.
Chelsea will be looking to also make some signings which have seen the likes of RB Leipzig defender Upamecano making the list while other names like Declan Rice alongside Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho has also been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge, but so far no official statements made.
Today game will go a long way in determining if Frank Lampard will keep his job as anything short of a win might see him get the hammer on his name as a list of managers has been lined up to replace him if anything goes wrong after his bad run of form leading to this crucial Emirates FA Cup encounter.
Chelsea VS Morecambe Injuries Update
The list of injured players keeps growing with N’Golo Kante the latest player to be hit with another injury which will forced him out of the game and others which is set to come in the following days as the New Year progressed with English Premier League games coming up.
Reece James and Andres Christensen are also two players who are totally out of the game as they are nursing their own injuries sustained during the days but the England International will be available for training but won’t be able to feature for the game as it might lead to some more serious issues.
Recently Chelsea have been hit by the Coronavirus outbreak which have seen some none staffs and others go to self isolation so to contain the virus and this game might be giving some young players the chances to shine with few players to be rested for the next game in hand.
Chelsea VS Morecambe Lineup And Formation (4-3-3)
Frank Lampard will be making huge changes to the starting Lineup that have been executing games for his as some first team players will be rested for the coming games to follow.
Kepa Arrizabalaga (Goalkeeper); Cesar Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Tomori, Emerson (Defenders); Billy Gilmour, Kai Havertz, Jorginho (Midfielders); Hakim Ziyech, Olivier Giroud, Callum Hudson-Odoi (Attackers).
Kick Off Time?
13:30 UK Time And 2:30 PM Nigerian Time
KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips
Chelsea 6-0 Morecambe
Chelsea 3-0 Morecambe
Chelsea 7-0 Morecambe