Chelsea who defeated West Brom 3-0 on Monday night will hope to maintain in their form when they tackle Championship side Hull City on Friday at the Stamford Bridge stadium.
The Blues whose performances haven’t been too impressive so far this season will hope to maintain their current momentum in preparation for Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Spanish giants Barcelona.
Hull city’s match might appear to be a light game on paper but considering Chelsea’s poor form and FA Cup unexpected results, Antonio Conte should be ready to start most of his regular starters for the game if he wants to emerge victorious after 90 minutes of action.
Willy Caballero might be given the nod to start in place of Thibaut Courtois who might be allowed to rest ahead of the important match against the Blaugranas.
Emerson Palmieri and Ethan Ampadu have both been confirmed by the Italian manager to start in the defence alongside Marcos Alonso and Zappacosta who are going to operate as left wing-back and right wing-back respectively.
In the midfield position, Cesc Fabregas, Tiemoue Bakayoko who just returned from his suspension – and Ngolo Kante are set to start in the three-man midfield.
Eden Hazard who has been largely impressive this season despite the Blues poor performances – will be at the attacking position alongside Olivier Giroud and Willian