Aston Villa Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview powered by MySportPlug as we give you a rundown of what to expect in another high-profile encounter today.
The boxing day fixtures are hitting up pretty good as games are scheduled to go down later today and tomorrow with them approaching the new year and winter transfer window in January 2022 which clubs will be looking to do business.
Aston Villa Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview is one clash that might go either way later today as both teams have been dealing with a lot on their hands heading into this one which is expected to be tough for Steven Gerrard and Thomas Tuchel who are both the managers.
The busy December schedule is coming to an end and this match will be one amongst the few left to be played while other clubs were lucky to have their games postponed due to coronavirus that wasn’t also favorable to the Blues.
ASTON VILLA VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW AND TEAM NEWS
The last time both teams played against each other at Villa Park it ended with the home side getting all three points as they smashed the Blues 2-1 in an encounter which wasn’t a dull one all through the 90th minute played on that day.
Aston Villa Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview also saw them both sharing the points when they played at Stamford Bridge which wasn’t a good one for the Blue London side who later went on to become Champions of Europe last season.
This match has so many hypes to the buildup as Steven Gerrard will be playing against a side he once had a rivalry with during his active time as a player with Liverpool, it won’t be an easy one with so many memories before he retired and started his managerial career.
Aston Villa is coming off their 2-0 win against Norwich City away from home which was played on December 14 and since then they haven’t gone on any game with their match against Burnley postponed leaving them with more resting time.
While Chelsea’s last Premier League match was against Wolverhampton Wanderers which ended in a draw despite how badly they were hit by a coronavirus which they went on to beat Brentford in the EFL Carabao Cup quarter-final 2-0 away from home.
ASTON VILLA VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW INJURY UPDATE
It has been some good news for Thomas Tuchel who might be getting the chance to see a full team play against the Villains as Romelu Lukaku, Andreas Christensen, Callum Hudson Odoi, and a few others make their comeback from the Covid-19 virus.
Aston Villa Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview could see more players showing up for both teams who have kept clean and looking forward ahead of this encounter which is mainly the Blues hoping things can begin to get better for them after their bad few weeks.
Kai Havertz could also be joining the team but is not yet confirmed if he is also amongst the players who are back after self-isolation with the German key to the team who still have Timo Werner out and Ben Chilwell out due to injury but tested negative recently.
N Golo Kante and Trevoh Chalobah made their return during the last game against Brentford which saw them helping the team that was filled with youth players advancing into the next round where they go up against Tottenham Hotspurs.
ASTON VILLA VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW LINEUP AND FORMATION
Thomas Tuchel could be lining up with most of his first eleven players as he is boosted by the return of Romelu Lukaku amongst others who are still not too sure if they are to go in the starting lineup or come from the bench.
Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Trevoh Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger (Defenders); Reece James, N Golo Kante, Jorginho, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic (Attackers); Romelu Lukaku (Striker).
As of now, this is how the team will be lining up in the encounter between Aston Villa Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview unless there is another late change or test of coronavirus which could force more changes done by the manager.
ASTON VILLA VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW KICKOFF TIME
The match between Aston Villa Vs Chelsea will be going down live at the Villa Park by 18:30 UK and 6:30 PM Nigeria, don’t forget to also join the LIVE STREAMING coverage coming from us later today 5 minutes before kickoff of the encounter.
ASTON VILLA VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW BETTING TIPS
This encounter isn’t expected to just be an easy one for both teams who have been dealing with so much in the past few weeks which also will be coming to play as the Blues form recently dropped while Villa last played a match on the 14th December.
Aston Villa Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview Betting Tips we advise you to book with care with a possibility of the visitors getting all three points or better still x2 and Under 2.5 goals, any team can win (12 and Under 2.5) could be another option to go with ahead of the encounter.
CORRECT RESULT TIPS
Aston Villa 2-1 Chelsea
Aston Villa 0-3 Chelsea
Aston Villa 0-1 Chelsea
Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea
ASTON VILLA VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW TEAM TRAINING