Chelsea Football Club face Newcastle at Stamford Bridge after club owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned and assets frozen by the UK government.
Over the past few weeks, Newcastle United has witnessed an impressive rise in their league form. They’re currently unbeaten in their last 9 Premier League games.
In order to stand a strong chance of winning the game, Thomas Tuchel will have to name a very strong starting XI.
In this article, we takes a look at how the Blues’ lineup could look like in today’s game. Check it out below:
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In a 3-4-3 formation, Senegalese goalie Edouard Mendy is the man in the goal.
Occupying the three defensive positions should be the trio of Chalobah, Rudiger and Sarr.
Jorginho and Kante should continue as pivots with Mount and Christensen playing as wing-backs.
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Kai Havertz, who has been in an impressive form lately, should play on the left-wing while Hakim Ziyech occupies the opposite side.
Playing in the center-forward position is Werner.
Here’s an illustration of the possible lineup below:
Chelsea lineup: Mendy, Rudiger, Chalobah; Christensen, Jorginho, Kante, Mount; Ziyech, Havertz, Werner.