Chelsea will be looking to return to winning ways when take on Leicester City at Stamford bridge on Saturday afternoon by 15:00 BST.
The blues find themselves in an absurd positions after 3 league games, winning, drawing and losing each of those games. Their most recent game saw them being thrashed 3-0 at Elland road and that leaves them with just 4 points on 12th place in the table after 3 games.
Leicester on the other hand find themselves languishing in 19th in the table after 3 games recording just 1 draw in the process. This shows that Brendan Rodger’s side desperately need to respond to avoid an early relegation scare this season.
Chelsea did thrashed Leicester 3-0 at the King Power Stadium last season. But the most recent meeting between both sides finished 1-1 at Stamford bridge and both sides will go in search of all 3 points knowing each other’s vulnerability.
Chelsea Team News
Wesley Fofana would not be available for the clash probably due to his links with Chelsea recently.
For Chelsea, Ngolo Kante and Mateo Kovacic will not be available due to injuries and Tuchel could drop Gallagher from the team with Jorginho and Loftus Cheek likely to pair in midfield.
Also, Kalidou Koulibaly is suspended for this game after receiving 2 yellow cards in Chelsea’s last game resulting in a 1 match ban, causing more problems in how Tuchel should lineup his defense.
However, Cucurella could drop down to the left sided centre back while Ben Chilwell starts in left full back.
There could be a slight change in attack with Havertz and Mount performing below expectations in recent times, subsequently resulting to a change. Raheem Sterling should retain his spot.
Chelsea Possible Lineup ( 3-4-2-1)
Mendy; Cucurella, Silva, Azpilicueta; Chilwell, Jorginho, Loftus Cheek, James; Pulisic, Ziyech; Sterling