Chelsea predicted lineup vs Arsenal Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction and Live Stream
After winning against neighbors from east London, West Ham United, Chelsea now face rivals from Red Side of North London as they get ready to face Arsenal on Boxing day, this weekend. Alley Sport is here with Chelsea predicted lineup vs Arsenal and other details about this fixture.
Chelsea came back to winning ways after back to back defeats vs Everton and Wolves, and won the fixture 3-0 with veteran defender Thiago Silva starting the things going for Chelsea in the sixteenth minute when he headed home a corner delivered by Mason Mount.
Tammy Abraham, who’s been criticized for his performances in front of goal this season, scored 2 goals late in the second-half. In the seventy-eighth minute, Abraham laid off the ball to Mount and then Mount drove forward and gave the ball to Timo Werner who cut the ball inside the Hammers box where Abraham had made the run and finished the move to double Chelsea’s lead.
Two minutes later, Abraham was in again when Christian Pulisic’s header was not cleared properly by West Ham Keeper Lucac Fabianski and Abraham tapped the ball into the net to give Chelsea a 3-0 lead.
Chelsea predicted lineup vs Arsenal: Preview
The last time Arsenal played Chelsea at home, they lost the fixture 2-1 despite leading 1-0. Arsenal have never lost back to back home games against the Blues since November 2009.
Chelsea have won nine drawn six and lost two out of 17 previous games vs the Gunners both of Chelsea’s losses come away from home at the Emirates where they lost 3-0 in September 2016 and 2-0 in January 2019. Here is our Chelsea predicted lineup vs Arsenal:
Chelsea predicted lineup vs Arsenal: Team News
Wingers, Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi, have been absent for Chelsea in recent matches, yet Lampard has refused to tweak his favoured 4-3-3 formation. One or both of those players could return on Monday evening, though they are unlikely to slot straight into the starting lineup.
Chelsea predicted lineup vs Arsenal
Chelsea possible Starting XI:-
GK: Eduard Mendy
RB: Recce James
RCB: Kurt Zouma
LCB: Thiago Silva
LB: Ben Chilwell
RM/DM: N’golo Kante
LAM: Mason Mount
RW: Christian Pulisic
ST: Olivier Giroud
LW: Timo Werner
We predict that Chelsea will win the fixture 2-1 given their regained attacking form and also the lack of confidence in the Arsenal side.
The match kicks off at GMT 05:30 PM on Saturday, 26th December for British viewers, and the match can be caught live on Sky Sports UK.
For Indian viewers, the match kicks off at IST 11:00 PM on Saturday, 26th December, and can be viewed live on Star Sports Select SD & HD Channels and can be streamed live on hotstar .
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