Chelsea vs West Brom
English Premier League 2016/17
11th December, 12:00 pm BST
Stamford Bridge, London
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Chelsea Team News & Preview
Chelsea host West Brom in the Premier League this weekend, and the Blues will be looking to continue their fantastic run of form with another win at home.
Chelsea are three points clear at the top of the table, and, considering their recent form, they should be able to add to their eight-match winning run. Furthermore, the Blues have done very well against West Brom over the last few seasons and will be confident heading into the game.
Antonio Conte could be without some of his key players for this weekend’s game. Costa and Pedro are major doubts after picking up injuries against City. Matić is expected to be sidelined after missing last week’s clash, and John Terry is also recovering from his injury.
Predicted Chelsea Starting Lineup (3-4-3): Courtois; Cahill, Luiz, Azpilicueta; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Hazard; Batshuayi
West Brom Team News & Preview
West Brom are heading into this game on the back of three wins in their last four league games and the Baggies will fancy their chances of an upset here.
Tony Pulis‘s men will look to dig deep with their defensive approach, and frustrate the home side. West Brom have been tough to beat recently, and if Costa and Pedro miss the game, it will be a massive boost for the away side.
Boaz Myhill and Saido Berahino are ruled out for the away side.
Predicted West Brom Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Foster; Dawson, McAuley, Evans, Nyom; Yacob, Fletcher; Phillips, Morrison, Brunt
Chelsea vs West Brom Key Stats
Chelsea have won their last 8 matches in the Premier League.
Chelsea are undefeated in their last 10 home matches against West Brom in all competitions.
Chelsea have scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches in the Premier League.
Chelsea vs West Brom Betting Tips
Chelsea have been scoring freely over the last few weeks. Over 2.5 goals (4/6) seem likely.
Chelsea have a very good record against WBA and are on a winning run right now. Bet on the Blues to win at 1/4.
Chelsea vs West Brom Prediction
West Brom are not an easy side to beat, but the Blues are in unstoppable form. They have been rock solid at the back and are very efficient going forward. Despite their injury doubts, they should be able to grind out a result here.
Chelsea 2-0 West Brom