CHELSEA vs ASTON VILLA
- Aston Villa have lost eight of the past nine meetings against Chelsea – home and away
- Dean Smith’s side have dropped an unrivalled 13 points from winning positions in the Premier League this season
- Frank Lampard lost all three of his meetings as a manager against Aston Villa last season
- Chelsea’s last four victories at Stamford Bridge against Villa came by an aggregate score of 15-1
Chelsea XI: Kepa, Azpilicueta, James, Christensen, Zouma, Kante, Mount, Kovacic, Willian, Pulisic, Abraham.
Subs: Caballero, Jorginho, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi, Batshuayi, Tomori, Emerson.
Aston Villa XI: Heaton, Targett, El Mohamady, Mings, Konsa, Nakamba, McGinn, Grealish, Hourihane, Trezeguet, Wesley.
Subs: Nyland, Taylor, Luiz, Lansbury, Engels, Jota, Kodjia.