London sides Chelsea and West Ham United will go head to head in the Premier League game tonight at Stamford Bridge.
Kick-off: 20:00 BST
Date: Monday, 15 August, 2016
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
Referee: Anthony Taylor
- Kurt Zouma and Marco van Ginkel will miss the starting game as the duo are out through injury.
- N'Golo Kante is expected to start at the holding midfield role.
- Boss Antonio Conte may start with Diego Costa which means Michy Batshuayi will have to start from the bench.
- Cesc Fabregas and Oscar to fight for the attacking midfield role.
West Ham United
- West Ham will start their new campaign without five players including Aaron Cresswell, Manuel Lanzini and Diafra Sakho.
- Star attacker Dimitri Payet has returned but is not match fit.
- Gokhan Tore is doubtful with a knee injury.
- Summer signings Andre Ayew, Havard Nordtveit and Sofiane Feghouli all are likely to make Premier League debuts for the London side.
- West Ham have won only one of their last six games against Chelsea.
- Chelsea have won only two of their last ten home games in Premier League.
- Chelsea are unbeaten in 19 of their last 21 games against the Hammers in all campaigns.
- West Ham have conceded more than a goal in 8 of their last ten EPL games.
Chelsea 2 – 1 West Ham, Andre Ayew to score for the away side.