Chelsea return to Premier League action this evening as they welcome Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge.
While the international break has taken over the last two weeks, the Blues certainly haven’t benefited from a rest with many of their stars jetting around the world to compete for their national teams in friendlies and World Cup qualifiers.
Following a 1-1 draw with Liverpool at the end of August, Thomas Tuchel’s side will be looking to get back to winning ways as they welcome Dean Smith’s side to West London.
- Premier League clash to kick-off at Stamford Bridge at 5:30pm
- Chelsea XI: Mendy, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Hudson-Odoi, Koacic, Saul, Alonso, Ziyech, Lukaku, Havertz
- Aston VIlla XI: Steer, Konsa, Mings, Tuanzebe, Cash, Ramsey, Douglas Luiz, McGinn, Targett, Watkins, Ings.
- Chelsea drew with Liverpool last time out and Villa drew with Brentford
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