Caballero starts, Abraham up front – The Chelsea team Frank Lampard should pick vs West Brom

After the rout over Barnsley on Wednesday night, Chelsea are back in Premier League action tomorrow when they face West Bromwich Albion.

The Baggies haven’t had the best start on their return to the top flight, with defeats in their opening two games.

Frank Lampard’s side are also coming off the back of a defeat in their last league match with Liverpool and will be hoping to bounce back.

But what team with the Blues boss go with for the game at the Hawthorns?

Our writers have their say on who Lampard should go with.

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Oliver Harbord

Frank Lampard confirmed that Edouard Mendy is not ready to start the match, so Willy Caballero should be in between the sticks with Kepa’s confidence shot.

At the back, I would go with Thiago Silva to start his first Premier League game of his Chelsea career, partnering Kurt Zouma in the heart of defence.

Ben Chilwell might not be 100% ready to start, so I would go with Cesar Azpilicueta at left-back and Reece James keeping his place on the right.

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In the middle of the park, the combination of N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic could be the best in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Up top, the combination of Kai Havertz and Tammy Abraham looked deadly on Wednesday night, and that should be looked at again.

It would mean pushing Timo Werner out wide, however, with Mason Mount playing on the other side.

Harbord’s team: Caballero; James, Zouma, Thiago Silva, Azpilicueta; Kante, Kovacic; Mount, Havertz, Werner; Abraham.

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Alan Smith

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