Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports

 

Soccer

 

Premier League

Chelsea Line-Up Against West Ham United: Fofana to Make His First Debut; Broja to Lead Ahead of Kai

Suffered a huge setback against Southampton in Premier League mid-week fixtures as first responders tallying their lost two in five games, Chelsea are hoping of bouncing back this week, especially with the addition of €75m Wesley Fofana boosting their defence to avoid back-to-back defeat for the first time in Thomas Tuchel's tenure.

Another defeat to visitors West Ham United today could stall their pace in challenging their fellow for the top-four, here is a probable starting XI of how the "Blues" will line up against the "Hammers" at Stamford Bridge.

Ahead of this encounter, N'golo Kante remains the only one sidelined as Mateo Kovacic, Reece James and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are back in training and Wesley Fofana in contention for his first debut.

In goal post, as usual, will be Edouard Mendy being guided by three defensive units - Wesley Fofana, Thiago Silva and Kalidou Koulibaly.

Reece Rames and Marc Cucurella will be on the lethral lines while Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mateo Kovacic co-ordinate the midfield.

In attack will involve Raheem Sterling and Mason Mount as supporting strikers while Armando Broja leads at the expense of Kai Havertz.

Starting XI: Mendy, Fofana, Silva, Koulibaly, James, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Cucurella, Sterling, Mount, Broja.

What are your expectations ahead of this encounter?

Content created and supplied by: BerBea-nt (via Opera News )

Kai Reece James Ruben Loftus-Cheek Southampton Wesley Fofana

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments