Chelsea vs Aston Villa LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture tonight.

Follow all the action live as Chelsea host Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.

Frank Lampard will reunite with John Terry on the touchline, with a special pre-match presentation planned for the latter’s return to west London.

Chelsea’s brilliant resurgence under Lampard has come unstuck recently, though, with the club now winless in their last three matches, including defeats to Manchester City and West Ham United. Meanwhile, Villa have gathered a burst of recent momentum after defeating Newcastle and holding Manchester United to a draw last weekend. Follow all the action from Stamford Bridge and from United’s clash against Tottenham below:

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Predicted line-ups

  • Chelsea XI: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Palmieri; Jorginho, Kante; Willian, Mount, Pulisic; Batshuayi
  • Aston Villa XI: Heaton; Elmohamady; Konsa, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Nakamba, Hourihane; Trezeguet, Grealish, Wesley

2019-12-04T16:09:11.663Z

Welcome to The Independent's live coverage of Manchester United vs Tottenham and Chelsea vs Aston Villa.

  • Tom Kershaw
  • 4 December 2019 16:09

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When and where is the match?

The match is at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, December 4, with kick-off scheduled for 19:30 GMT.

Team news

Tammy Abraham is a doubt still with a hip injury, meaning he could miss out against his former club. Ross Barkley will be out through illness.

Frederic Guilbert is out through suspension, while Anwar El Ghazi has a knee injury picked up in the 2-2 draw vs Man United, but Dean Smith welcomes back Jota.

How can I watch the match?

The match will be available to watch and stream on Amazon Prime.

Predicted line-ups

Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Alonso; Kante, Kovacic; Willian, Pulisic, Hudson-Odoi; Batshuayi

Aston Villa: Heaton; Elmohamady, Konsa Ngoyo, Mings, Targett; Nakamba; Trezeguet, McGinn, Douglas Luiz, Grealish; Wesley

Odds

Chelsea 3/10

Draw 9/2

Aston Villa 17/2

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