Chelsea coach Frank Lampard might make a slew of changes to his squad ahead of the London-based club’s game against Aston Villa on Monday, in a possible reshuffling after their 3-1 loss against Arsenal in the previous match.
Accoridng to a Sky Sports report, In the absence of Hakim Ziyech due to a hamstring injury, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz will most likely be featuring in the team as attacking names, with Fullbacks Ben Chillwell and Reece James having good chances of being uncertain choices.
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Villa, on the other hand, will be starting without Ross Barkley and Tyrone Mings, with the former being out with a hamstring injury and Ming being suspended with a red card offense after the match against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
In the Chelsea squad, Lampard will have to make the tough decision to do the selections, as some imminent benching is due after the Arsenal match.
The two clubs are currently situated in the seventh and eighth positions respectively in the Premier league table.
Where can I watch the match?
The match will be available for viewing on television on Star Sports Select HD 1, as well as being live streamed online on Disney Hotstar. YouTube channel SkySports Football will further be posting match highlights shortly after the match ends.
When does the match start?
The match starts at 17:30 GMT (11 pm Indian Standard Time) on December 28, 2020.