Date: 2 December, 2021
Time: 01: 00 AM (IST)
Venue: Vicarage Road
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Watford will host Chelsea in the Premier League at Vicarage Road on Wednesday evening. Both the sides failed to win their previous match. Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Manchester United while Watford suffered a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Chelsea: Chelsea have been handed a timely boost with Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku once again available. However, Ben Chilwell, Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante will remain on the sidelines.
Watford: Watford have a long injury list with Nicolas N’Koulou, Peter Etebo, Kwadwo Baah, Ismaila Sarr, Ken Sema, Francisco Sierralta, Emmanuel Dennis and Adam Masina unavailable for this match.
With their lead at the top of the table now cut to just one point, Chelsea will be determined to return to winning ways during Wednesday’s London derby against Watford. With games coming thick and fast, both the managers could opt to make some changes to their side. Moreover, considering the injury problems of Watford side, Chelsea will be the firm favourites to register a win here.
Chelsea have assembled one of the strongest squads in the world with the presence of players like Jorginho, Lukaku, Havertz, Rudiger, James, Alonso, Werner and Ziyech. Chelsea look very strong and it will be very difficult for the Watford players to stop the rampant Chelsea attackers. Reece James has been in impressive form for Chelsea this season, scoring four goals and registering four assists in eight Premier League games.
Given the recent performance of both the teams, it is likely that this match will feature plenty of goals. As a result, players like Mount, Havertz, Lukaku, Alonso, Jorginho and James will be the best choices for captain and vice-captain.
Probable Starting XI
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Barkley, Alonso; Mount, Havertz; Lukaku
Watford: Bachmann; Ngakia, Cathcart, Troost-Ekong, Rose; Kucka, Sissoko, Tufan; Hernandez, Pedro, King
Defenders: Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Alonso
Midfielders: Jorginho, Mason Mount, Sissoko
Forwards: Kai Havertz, Lukaku, Pedro, King, Hernandez
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