The trip from Stamford Bridge to the Olympic Stadium in London is not that far. But it’s a trip nonetheless for Chelsea who take on West Ham at their turf in the Premier League today.
As far as strength in lineups go, manager Mauricio Pochettino is sticking to the three-man backline with Moisés Caicedo as a bench option.
West Ham starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Aréola | Coufal, Zouma (c), Aguerd, Emerson | Ward-Prowse, Soucek, Paquetá | Bowen, Antonio, Benrahma
Substitutes from: Fabianski, Johnson, Cresswell, Fornals, Cornet, Ings, Álvarez, Ogbonna, Mubama
Chelsea starting lineup (3-5-2):
Sánchez | Disasi, Thiago Silva, Colwill | Gusto, Enzo, Gallagher, Chukwuemeka, Chilwell (c) | Sterling, Jackson
Substitutes from: Bergstrom, Humphreys, Cucurella, Maatsen, Caicedo, Ugochukwu, Mudryk, Madueke, Burstow
Date / Time: Sunday, August 20, 2023, 16.30 BST; 11:30am EDT; 9pm IST
Venue: Olympic Stadium, London, E20
Referee: John Brooks (on pitch); Paul Tierney (VAR)
On TV: Sky Sports Main Event (UK); USA Network (USA); Star Sports 1 (India); SuperSport Premier League (NGA); elsewhere
Streaming: Sky Go (UK); NBC Sports App (USA); Hotstar (India); DStv Now (NGA)
Be excellent to each other, and party on, dudes!