Chelsea is expected to face Hull city today in the f.A cup fifth round after a 3-0 victory against West Bromwich Albion on Monday at Stamford Bridge. Winning West Bromwich carries a lot along most especially with Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte.
After today’s match, Chelsea will be returning to the Champions League competition to face one of the Spanish giants, Barcelona then later come back next weekend to battle rival, Manchester United in the Premier League Matchday 28.
According to reports from Chelsea official website, Antonio Conte has mentioned some players who will not join the squad to battle Hull city today but didn’t state reasons for dropping them.
Current Chelsea flop, Bakayoko has been dropped likewise Chelsea new January signing, Ross Barkley and also The Brazilian defender, David Luiz.
When and where is the match?
When: Saturday, February 16 at 9:00 PM BST
Where: Stamford Bridge, London
Those to play?
Chelsea boss may rest some players like Hazard and some big names because of the next competition, coming up on Wednesday. New signing Emerson will record his first debut for the team, According to report from several sources.
247footballtalk possible starting Line-up vs Hull City
Goalkeeper: Willy Callabero
Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Ethan Ampadu, Gary Cahill (captain).
Midfielders: Zappacoasta, Danny Drinkwater, Callum Hudson Odoi, Emerson Palmeri
Foward: Pedro, Olivier Giroud, Willian.
Chelsea is expected to win for them to maintain the winning lane. Two Competitions left for Chelsea, so winning today will be moving them to the edge. Our predicted score Chelsea 2- 0 Hull City.
Since January 2000, Chelsea has scored in all 44 matches played at Stamford Bridge.