Chelsea want a victory to stay in contact with the top-four battle after watching Manchester United pull 4 factors clear, and after making his worldwide debut for England final week Callum Hudson-Odoi is pushing for a primary Premier League begin.
Cardiff in the meantime can not afford to lose any additional floor to their closest rivals if they’re to stay within the Premier League subsequent season. With Huddersfield’s relegation confirmed yesterday and Fulham poised to go down subsequent week, Cardiff can pull to inside two factors of security if they will discover a well past the Blues. Observe the reside motion under.
Regardless of making his worldwide debut for England, Callum Hudson-Odoi begins on the bench right this moment.
Here is what Sarri needed to say on the matter: “Now we have to play eight matches in 28 days, so he’ll begin in two or three matches.
“For each competitors there isn’t any distinction, so I’m actually very assured with him.
“He has began a variety of matches. Not in [the] Premier League, however by likelihood – it’s not an issue for him to begin a Premier League match, he’s prepared.
“However I can solely play with two wingers, we’ve [Eden] Hazard, Pedro, Willian. Most likely within the close to future he’ll begin in 75 or 80% of matches.”
No Hazard or Kante in Chelsea’s beginning XI. Chelsea supervisor Maurizio Sarri says this as a result of pair needing to relaxation, here is what he stated:
“For the time being Kante has performed 50 matches this season, Hazard 47. They performed with the nationwide workforce, Hazard for 187 minutes and Kante for 175 minutes, and so I believe that it is time to relaxation [them].”
Cardiff vs Chelsea
Good afternoon and welcome to The Impartial’s reside protection of right this moment’s Premier League conflict between Cardiff Metropolis and Chelsea, delivered to you from the Cardiff Metropolis Stadium.
What time does it begin?
Cardiff vs West Ham kicks off at 2.05pm on Sunday March 31.
The place can I watch it?
The match can be proven reside on Sky Sports activities Premier League and Important Occasion from 1pm. Sky Sports activities subscribers can even watch the match by way of the Sky Go app.
The match will even be obtainable to look at via purchasing a NowTV day pass for £7.99.
Highlights can be proven at 10.30pm on Match of the Day on BBC One.
Cardiff: Etheridge; Peltier, Morrison, Ecuele Manga, Bennett; Gunnarsson, Arter; Camarasa, Hoilett, Murphy; Niasse.
Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso; Jorginho, Kovacic, Barkley; Willian, Higuain, Pedro.
Chelsea 4 (Hazard 3, Willian) Cardiff 1 (Bamba), Premier League, September 2018
Cardiff 1 (Azpilicueta OG) Chelsea (Schurrle, Torres), Premier League, Might 2014
Chelsea 4 (Hazard 2, Eto’o, Oscar) Cardiff 1 (Mutch), Premier League, October 2013
Chelsea 4 (Drogba, Ballack, Sturridge, Kalou) Cardiff 1 (Chopra), Premier League, February 2010
Cardiff 2 Chelsea 1, League Cup, October 1986
Cardiff to win: 15/2
Chelsea to win: 2/5
(Odds supplied by Betfair)