Chelsea will play tomorrow, Wednesday, in the EFL Cup, Carabo Cup’s, quarter-final against FC Bournemouth where Bournemouth will look to beat the Blues in order to reach the semi-finals, and Chelsea will eye to win with the least effort in order to focus on the other competitions.
When and where is the match?
When: The match will be on Wednesday, December 20 at 8:45 PM BST.
Where: Stamford Bridge (home)
Who will play?
Conte is expected to play some young players in the team to rest the key players for the upcoming Premier League clashes and boxing day matches, and give a chance to the youngsters to shine.
We predict the starting Xl to be as follows:
Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Ethan Ampadu, and Gary Cahil (captain)
Midfielders: Kenedy, Cesc Fabregas, Danny Drinkwater, and Tiemoue Bakayoko, Davide Zappacosta
Forward: Willian, and Michy Batshuayi
If Chelsea plays with the expected starting 11, then they should be able to beat FC Bournemouth and reach the semi-finals. However, Bournemouth will fight for a qualification, knowing that this kind of the competition is almost the only thing Bournemouth can win.
We expect a 2-0 win over Bournemouth.
This will be the second time these two teams meet in the EFL Cup.