EPL: WBA vs Chelsea





Saturday's Premier League third round match at The Hawthorns will see home side West Bromwich Albion face a mighty Chelsea rival. The previous match with these two teams was a Premier League match in the 27th round on February 12, 2018, ending with a score of 3-0 to West Bromwich Albion. Chelsea had 57% of possession and 20 shots on goal, 8 of which went on target, goals scored by Eden Hazard (25 ', 71') and Victor Moses (63 '), who have left the Blues shirt

Conor Townsend (ankle problem) and Kenneth Zohore (Calf Injury) will not play for West Brom manager Slaven Bilić. They had just been knocked out by Brentford in the League Cup, and David Raya was the hero at Brentford's Carabao Cup when the Beeswashed West Brom. The goalkeeper blocked Grady Diangana's penalty in the penalty shootout as the visitors took a 5-4 lead after drawing 2-2 at The Hawthorns. The Baggies captain, Hal Robson-Kanu, scored twice from the 11-meter mark in the second half following an excellent overhead kick from Emiliano Marcondes. West Brom coach Slaven Bilic has been charged with improper behavior by the British Football Federation, the Croatian captain came on in the first half in Saturday's defeat to Everton and was carded by referee Mike Dean red because of protest.

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard does not have the full lineup to choose from when Ben Chilwell (Foot Injury) just returned to Abdul Rahman Baba (Knee Injury), Charly Musonda Jr. (Knee Surgery), Billy Gilmour (Knee Injury), Christian Pulisic (Knee Injury), Marco van Ginkel (Knee Injury)) and Hakim Ziyech (Knee Injury) are the names that won't to attend. Chelsea will enter the match after their 6-0 EFL Cup win over Barnsley in their last match, Chelsea controlled 67% of possession and 16 shots, including 10 on target. The scorers were Tammy Abraham (19 '), Kai Havertz (28', 55 ', 65'), Ross Barkley (49 ') and Olivier Giroud (83'). There have been a total of 22 goals in the last 6 games that Chelsea have left, making an average of 3.67 goals per game. Opposing teams have 9 in total. Entering this competition, Chelsea are unbeaten against West Bromwich Albion when they have to play away from home in their previous three league matches.  




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