Chelsea’s Predicted XI: We predict Frank Lampard’s starting XI as Chelsea host relegated Norwich City in the Premier League.
The Blues will be rejuvenated despite Saturday’s poor 3-0 loss to Sheffield United on Saturday, both their top-four rivals Manchester United and Leicester City dropped points also.
Those results, remarkably still keep Chelsea in 3rd position just one point above the two teams hunting them down for Champions League football next term.
The race has been given extra significance in recent days, as UEFA announced that they are lifting Manchester City’s Champions League ban, meaning that 5th place will only be enough for Europa League football.
Chelsea boss Lampard will be desperate for his players to bounce back from the weekend’s result and get a much-needed three points again the Premier League’s bottom side.
So what team will Lampard pick to try and overcome the Canaries. Here we predict the Chelsea boss’ XI…
Goalkeeper: Despite being dropped by Lampard before lockdown, Kepa returned to the side and will be expected to keep his place again.