Chelsea take on Aston Villa, as the festive season piles up many interesting fixtures in the Premier League.
The Blues are now are 6 points behind leaders Manchester City, a huge disappointment for Thomas Tuchel and his team, who looked favourites to finish Christmas at the top of the table.
Now, the German manager would hope that his stars wake up from the this dismal run, with halfway of the season already completed.
Chelsea predicted lineup vs Aston Villa: Preview
Chelsea have seen their lead at the top collapse, dropping vital points against Wolves at the Molineux in a drab 0-0 draw. Chelsea faced successive draws against Everton and Wolves in their last 2 Premier League, which has seen them facing a race to fight for the title. They face 10th placed Aston Villa in a crunch clash at Villa Park, where they hope to get back in form.
Here’s our Chelsea predicted lineup vs Aston Villa-
GK: Edouard Mendy
LCB: Cesar Azpilicueta
CB: Antonio Rudiger
RCB: Thiago Silva
LM: Marcos Alonso
CM: Matteo Kovacic
CM: N’Golo Kante
RM: Reece James
CAM: Mason Mount
CAM: Christian Pulisic
ST: Romelu Lukaku