Chelsea go to Selhurst Park for this afternoon’s Premier League encounter towards Crystal Palace.
The Blues will probably be agency favourites for the derby, having received the final eight conferences between the golf equipment.
Edouard Mendy has been an undisputed starter between the sticks when obtainable for choice. He ought to make his first Premier League begin since coming back from the African Cup of Nations.
This might pave the way in which for Mateo Kovacic to accomplice Jorginho within the centre of the park. The latter was an unused substitute for the Blues of their Membership World Cup remaining victory.
Lukaku’s place has come beneath scrutiny over the previous month, however he redeemed himself on the Membership World Cup with two key targets. He ought to begin up entrance forward of Timo Werner.
Predicted Chelsea line-up (3-4-2-1): Mendy; Christensen, Silva, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Jorginho, Hudson-Odoi; Ziyech, Havertz; Lukaku.