Chelsea will host Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday EFL Carabao Cup third round fixture. Chelsea have dominated the fixture against Westham United with four wins, a draw and a recent 2-1 lose back in May 2021 before Chelsea winning 3-0 back in September 11th 2021. Chelsea goals were scored by Romelu Lukaku (double) and Matteo Kovacic in the their most recent 3-0 victory at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. Chelsea go into the fixture in the back of a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace in the Premier League while Aston Villa won 3-0 against Everton hence both clubs target victories inorder to qualify to the quarter finals.
Manager Thomas Tuchel will select a fierce and killer squad that will show no mercy to Aston Villa and beat them to qualify to the EFL Carabao Cup quarter-finals. Goalkeeper Edourd Mendy will be reportedly favourite to start covered by Rudiger, Christensen and Cezar Azipilicueta as Chelsea target a clean sheet victory. Chelsea midfield will comprise of Marcos Alonso, Reece James, Matteo Kovacic and Jorginho while the attack will usher in Kai Havertz, Mason Mount and Romelu Lukaku.
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