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Thomas Tuchel takes charge of his second Premier League game on Sunday as Chelsea host a fit Burnley at Stamford Bridge.
Tuchel’s first outing as Blues boss was very promising, but it was the same old story in many ways as Chelsea couldn’t find a way to get past a steadfast Wolves side, as they almost suffered a late punch when Pedro Neto was turned down. by the cross bar.
Sean Dyche’s Clarets haven’t had such problems in front of goal lately, crushing past three Aston Villa midweek as they took three rebound wins across all competitions – a race started with their superb 1-0 over Liverpool at Anfield.
An intriguing battle awaits between the Chelsea squad of superstars and Burnley’s hot side. Here is 90 minsgame preview.
When is the kick-off? Sunday January 31
What time is the kick-off? 12:00 (GMT)
Where is it played? stamford bridge
TV channel / live broadcast? BT Sport 1 (UK), fuboTV (US)
Arbitrator? Graham Scott
VAR? Michael oliver
Tuchel confirmed in his first press conference as Chelsea boss that N’Golo Kante is back in training and therefore has a choice between a fully fit squad. The Frenchman is unlikely to be thrown straight into the starting XI, meaning Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic will likely continue in midfield.
Mason Mount could be recalled after impressing in a short cameo against Wolves, while Tammy Abraham could also receive a nod in place of Olivier Giroud.
Visitors will likely be without Josh Brownhill as he begins rehab from a foot injury recovered from the win over Villa, while top scorer Ashley Barnes could also be missing – leaving Jay Rodriguez to partner Chris Wood in an attack together.
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Mendy; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Silva, Chilwell; Jorginho, Kovacic; Pulisic, Mount, Hudson-Odoi; Abraham.
Burnley (4-4-2): Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters; Brady, Westwood, Cork, McNeil; Rodriguez, Wood.
Chelsea 0-0 wolves – premier league – (01/27)
Chelsea 3-1 Luton – FA Cup fourth round – (01/24)
Leicester 2-0 Chelsea – premier league – (01/19)
Fulham 0-1 Chelsea – Premier League – (01/16)
Chelsea 4-0 Morecambe – FA Cup third round – (01/10)
Burnley 3-2 Aston Villa – premier league – (01/27)
Fulham 0-3 Burnley – FA Cup fourth round – (01/24)
Liverpool 0-1 Burnley – premier league – (01/21)
Western ham 1-0 Burnley – premier league – (01/16)
Burnley 0-1 Manchester United – premier league – (12/01)
It’s been hard to predict what kind of performance from Chelsea we’re going to get all season, so doing it under new management is even trickier.
That being said, Wednesday’s Wolves draw certainly showed signs of a change, with the Blues looking to keep the ball and get the opposition out – all that was missing was that last ball which you think will end up. arrive with all the quality. in their team.
Burnley arrives at Stamford Bridge in superb form, and their latest away outing in the Premier League saw them cut Liverpool’s superb home record. They are likely to fight solidly, but Chelsea’s quality should shines through.
Prediction: Chelsea 1-0 Burnley