Probable Lineups


Probable Lineups Statistical Comparison

(32) 20 Goals 49 (75)
(26) 17 Assists 36 (52)
(6.6) 6.7 Average Ratings 7 (6.9)
29.3 Average Age 28.5
180.5 Average Height (cm) 185.2
(0.8) 0.8 Shots pg 1.3 (1.2)
(53%) 56% Aerial Duel Success 54% (53%)
(0.6) 0.5 Dribbles pg 0.8 (0.7)
(1.3) 1.2 Tackles pg 1.4 (1.2)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Matej Vydra Out 6.33
Jóhann Gudmundsson Out 6.43
Erik Pieters Out 6.71
Dale Stephens Out 6.17
Ben Mee Doubtful 6.92
Player Reason Status Rating
Ben Chilwell Out 7.42
César Azpilicueta Out 6.82
Thiago Silva Doubtful 7.08
Trevoh Chalobah Doubtful 7.03
Andreas Christensen Doubtful 6.9
Hakim Ziyech Doubtful 6.92

Team News

  • Nathan Collins looks set to start at the back after Ben Mee went off with a knee injury early on into Burnley's defeat to Leicester on Tuesday.
  • Erik Pieters remains out for Burnley but Charlie Taylor is the first-choice left-back and he is now back from injury himself.
  • Jay Rodriguez is an option to start for Sean Dyche's side in a move that would see Maxwel Cornet move to the wing in place of Aaron Lennon.
  • Cesar Azpilicueta came off injured in last weekend's Carabao Cup final defeat to Liverpool and has been ruled out again here. .
  • Andreas Christensen has missed the last two for Chelsea with an Achilles' injury and he remains a doubt here.
  • Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner were back in the goals in midweek and will push for recalls in the league this weekend.
  • Thiago Silva and Trevoh Chalobah have managed to train after minor injuries ruled them out against Luton. Hakim Ziyech is also back in contention.


  • Burnley suffered only their fourth home league defeat of the season on Tuesday night as they lost 2-0 to Leicester.
  • Chelsea bounced back from Carabao Cup final heartache to Liverpool with a scrappy 3-2 win over Championship side Luton on Wednesday.
  • Chelsea twice came from behind to eventually win the game late on with under-fire forwards Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku both scoring.
  • Chelsea have only won two of their last six Premier League away games so will have to fight hard for all three points here.

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