Chelsea vs Swansea Premier League Match Preview
Premier League champions Chelsea host Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
The Blues secured a late draw at Anfield on Saturday, keeping them third in the table. Willian scored a late equaliser after former Chelsea player Mo Salah opened the scoring.
The result put an end to Chelsea’s run of three straight clean-sheet wins.
Antonio Conte’s side have been far from their best at home this season, but they’ll still be firm favourites against the Swans.
Swansea picked up a rare point on Saturday, in a goalless draw at home to Bournemouth. The stalemate ended their run of five straight defeats but Swansea remain in the relegation zone.
The Swans are the lowest scorers in the league this season, scoring just seven goals in their 13 matches.
Match Details :
Date : Wednesday, November 29.
Time : 19:45 BST/ 01:15 IST
Venue : Stamford Bridge.
TV Broadcast : Star Sports Select 1 /HD 1
Live Streaming Link : www.Ronaldo7.net
Team News :
Danny Drinkwater was handed his first Premier League start on Saturday, although Cesc Fabregas is likely to return to the line-up against Swansea.
Kenedy could come back into contention after missing out with a “little muscular problem”.
Michy Batshuayi remains sidelined with an ankle injury, while Charly Musonda is nursing a knee injury.
Frederico Fernandez will miss out once more. The defender has returned to Argentina following the death of his father.
Tammy Abraham is ineligible to play against his parent club, meaning Wilfried Bony should start up front.
Kyle Bartley remains out with a knee injury but is closing in on a return to training.
Predicted line-ups :
Chelsea Starting XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Moses, Drinkwater, Kante, Alonso, Willian, Morata, Hazard
Swansea starting XI: Fabianski, Naughton, Van Der Hoorn, Mawson, Olsson, Mesa, Ki, Carroll, Renato Sanches, Ayew, Bony