Antonio Rudiger is fit again and returns to the starting eleven for Chelsea as the Blues travel to Molineux to face a Wolves side that are without a win in the 2019-20 Premier League so far.
Frank Lampard has decided to shuffle things around, with the first instance of a 3-man backline set to be seen under the Chelsea legend at Stamford Bridge. Fikayo Tomori, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen form part of the back-three, with Cesar Azpilicueta on the right side in a wing-back role.
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Marcos Alonso has been preferred over Emerson Palmieri, with the wing-back role suiting the attacking nature of the Spaniard. N’Golo Kante will be a huge miss in midfield. But, Lampard would hope the duo of Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho can dictate the tempo and play for Chelsea.
Willian and Mason Mount are the supporting cast for Tammy Abraham, who finally seems to be coming in form at the opportune time for Chelsea. Christian Pulisic finds himself on the bench alongside Pedro, Ross Barkley, Michy Batshuayi, Olivier Giroud, Kurt Zouma and Willy Caballero.
Chelsea Starting XI: Kepa, Rudiger, Christensen, Tomori, Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso, Willian, Mount, Abraham