Maurizio Sarri
  • Chelsea host PAOK in Europa League this evening.
  • We predict how the Blues will lineup for the game.
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Chelsea may have already qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League, but the group stage action has not yet drawn to a close.

The Blues host PAOK at Stamford Bridge tonight in a game which provides Maurizio Sarri with a great chance to shuffle his pack and give several of his key players a rest.

Chelsea showed signs of fatigue against Tottenham at the weekend. We were run-ragged for 90 minutes and subsequently fell to our first defeat of the season. Sarri will no doubt have one eye on the fitness of his players going forward.

As revealed in our injury report, Victor Moses, Eden Hazard and Ethan Ampadu are the only three players unavailable for selection tonight. Hazard will likely have been rested regardless.

Sarri has plenty of players at his disposal, and despite the fact that this game will count for little in terms of our Europa League campaign, it’s a chance for us to bounce back from the weekend.

We predict a strong side, looking something like this. What do you think, Blues?


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1 year ago

What the heck is this? We have qualified with a top spot guaranteed, why not field Hudson -Odoi, Loftus cheek and Christensen from the start? Why involve William? We’ve got 3 games in 7 days and there’s no other way to give those lads some days off than this.