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Chelsea will be hoping to bouncing back to winning ways after slipping off a 4-2 defeat against Arsenal on Wednesday night. Chelsea are now separated by only two points with the fourth placed Chelsea and will be hoping to take all the three points today against West Ham in yet agaian another London derby.
Chelsea Team News:
Long time absentees Mateo Kovacic, Ben Chilwell and Callum Hudson-Odoi are still out and will miss today's home clash against the Hammers today. German International and Chelsea's defender Antonio Rudiger is set to miss the fixture through a groin injury. Thiago Silva and Trevor Chalobah could therefore pair at the backline.
Possible Chelsea starting XI:
Mendy to start on goal, James, Chalobah, Silva and Alonso to form the backline. Jorginho, Kante and Mount to play at midfield while Ziyech, Havertz and Werner play in the final third
West Ham Team News:
Issa Diop and former Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma are all out sidelined through injuries and will miss the trip to Stamford Bridge. Angelo Ogbonna is also out with an injury.
Possible West Ham starting XI:
Fabianski to start between the sticks, Johnson, Dawson, Rice and Cresswell to form the backline. Bowen, Fornals and Soucek will play at midfield while Lanzini, Benrahma and Antonio to lead upfront.
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