Southampton will endeavour to consign Chelsea to a third defeat on the bounce in all competitions when the Blues make the journey to St Mary’s for Saturday’s Premier League contest.
The Saints drew 1-1 with Leeds United last time out, while Thomas Tuchel‘s side have shipped seven goals in recent losses to Brentford and Real Madrid, and here Sports Mole rounds up the team news for both clubs.
Out: Armando Broja (ineligible), Lyanco (thigh)
Doubtful: Alex McCarthy (thigh)
Sports Mole’s predicted XI: Forster; Livramento, Salisu, Bednarek, Walker-Peters; Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Diallo; S. Armstrong; Adams, A. Armstrong
Out: Ben Chilwell (ACL)
Doubtful: Callum Hudson-Odoi (Achilles/back)
Sports Mole’s predicted XI: Mendy; Christensen, Chalobah, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Ziyech, Lukaku, Pulisic