Chelsea v Watford line-ups: Blues duo fit, change in defence, youngster on bench, Watford man starts

December 21, 2019

first_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook David Luiz and Tiémoué Bakayoko have both been passed fit to start for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.Luiz and Bakayoko picked up minor injuries during the midweek game against Roma but are fit enough to play for the Blues, who are without the injured N’Golo Kante and Victor Moses.Defender Antonio Rudiger also starts, with Andreas Christsensen dropping to the bench. There is a starting place for Pedro as well, with Willian among the substitutes.Teenage midfielder Ethan Amapdu is also on the Chelsea bench.Meanwhile, Troy Deeney starts up front for Watford instead of former Brentford man Andre Gray.Chelsea (3-4-3:) Courtois; Rudiger, Luiz, Cahill; Azpilicueta, Bakayko, Fabregas, Alonso; Pedro, Hazard, Morata.Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Ampadu, Zappacosta, Musonda, Willian, Batshuayi.Watford: Gomes, Mariappa, Kabasele, Britos, Femenia, Doucoure, Cleverley, Holebas, Pereyra, Deeney, Richarlison.Subs: Karnezis, Wague, Janmaat, Watson, Capou, Carrillo, Gray.last_img

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