Live match preview – Chelsea vs Everton 08.03.2020

Team news, key stats and ways to follow ahead of Chelsea vs Everton in the Premier League.

Team news

Chelsea could be without nine frontline stars when they face Everton at Stamford Bridge.

Callum Hudson-Odoi has suffered a recurrence of a hamstring injury, with Mateo Kovacic sidelined due to an Achilles problem and Willian a doubt for a similar issue.

Jorginho starts a two-match league suspension, with N’Golo Kante (adductor) and Tammy Abraham (ankle) out, and Andreas Christensen (knock), Christian Pulisic (adductor) and Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Achilles) all doubts.

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard talks about the reception former manager Carlo Ancelotti will get when his Everton team visit Stamford Bridge

Everton will be without full-back Seamus Coleman. Manager Carlo Ancelotti said the right-back would miss at least the next two matches with the thigh problem that forced him off against Manchester United last weekend.

Lucas Digne has recovered from a calf problem but Cenk Tosun – who suffered an ACL injury on loan at Crystal Palace – has joined Morgan Schneiderlin (also knee) and Jean-Philippe Gbamin (thigh) as a long-term absentee.

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How to follow

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