Chelsea vs Aston Villa; Team news, h2h, predictions & Probable xi

Chelsea is prepared to bounce back from their defeat against West Ham in their last outing as they take on Aston Villa in the Premier League on Wednesday at the Stamford Bridge.

TEAM NEWS CHELSEA:

Tammy Abraham, Ross Barkley, Ruben Loftus -Cheek are doubtful for the clash against Aston Villa due to injuries and as expected Antonio Rudiger will miss the match against as he yet to regain full fitness after the relapse of his injury.

ASTON VILLA:

Dean Smith will miss the service of goalkeeper Jed Steer, Keinan Davis and Jota Peleteiro when they take on Chelsea in the Premier League on Wednesday.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Wednesday’s match will represent the 153rd competitive encounter between the clubs, with Chelsea registering 61 wins in comparison to 57 victories for Villa.Despite the competitive historical record, the Blues have prevailed in eight of the last nine fixtures in all competitions.The most recent contest took place in April 2016 when the west Londoners ran out 4-0 victors at Villa Park.

RECENT FORM,CHELSEA:

Frank Lampard’s men are not in the best of form in their last five games.Chelsea’s last victory was the 2-0 win over Crystal Palace since then Chelsea has not won any game, they suffered two defeats against Manchester City and West Ham United respectively and drew against Valencia in the Champions League.Chelsea is fourth on the Premier League table after 14 games.

ASTON VILLA:

The Lions are in 15th position after 14 games in the Premier League, Aston Villa secured a draw in their last time out against Manchester United, in their last five outing they won two, drew one and suffered two defeats in the process.

POSSIBLE LINEUPS:

CHELSEA:Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Palmieri; Jorginho, Kante; Willian, Mount, Pulisic; Batshuayi.

ASTON VILLA:

Heaton; Elmohamady; Konsa, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Nakamba, Hourihane; Trezeguet, Grealish.

PREDICTION:

Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa

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