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Chelsea's Predicted Lineup for the Sunday FA Clash with Crystal Palace, Timo Werner and Mount Starts

Chelsea will turn thier full attention to the FA Cup semi-finals after a thin margin elimination in the UEFA UCL race at Santiago Bernabéu. They will be heading to Wembley on Sunday afternoon to contest with thier close rival, crystal Palace. With the FA trophy remaining as the only achievable silverware this season, the blues won't be ready to lose the spot in the FA finals. Tuchel is likely to go with the front-two approach, having seen the efficiency from the style. Below is how the lineup will look like in the team sheet;


Eduard Mendy will start after showing a convincing performance against Real Madrid.

Central defenders

Chalobah hasn't played in the recent matches, he is likely to start alongside the most trusted Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger.

Wing backs

With the recent convincing performance from Marcos Alonso, Tuchel seem to be  regaining the trust in him. The Spaniard will have another chance to impress alongside Reece James.


Kante has played more games of late and is likely to be rested, and Jorghino will start in the middle of the park with Mateo Kovacic.

Attacking midfielder.

Mason Mount has proven to be creative when he plays behind the two strikers. The English sensation will still be the one linking the midfield and the forward line on Sunday afternoon.


The frontline will be composed of the German duo, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner. The two seems to be igniting a deadly partnership alongside Mount. On Sunday, they will have a chance to run the show and fire chelsea into the FA finals.


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