Chelsea tackle Everton at Stamford Bridge in a recreation that might have a huge effect on who finishes inside the highest 4 and grabs a spot in subsequent season’s Champions League.
The Blues proceed to frustrate their followers with their inconsistency, including a win over Liverpool within the FA Cup to their essential derby victory over Tottenham, which was sandwiched between damaging losses to Manchester United and Bayern Munich.
The Toffees have solely narrowly misplaced to Manchester City and Arsenal away of their run since Ancelotti arrived in Merseyside, which implies they will doubtless pose a troublesome check for the Blues right here.
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A win for the guests right here will deliver them to inside 5 factors of a high 4 place too, with objectives anticipated on this one, it ought to be an thrilling recreation.
Here’s our prediction for the match consequence and how it’ll play out.
Billy Gilmour delivered a man-of-the-match show as Chelsea defeated Liverpool within the FA Cup (PA)
When is it?
The recreation will kick-off at 2pm on Sunday 8 March at Stamford Bridge.
How can I watch it?
You can watch the sport stay on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event, protection begins on the previous at 1pm, whereas Main Event will swap to protection from 2pm.
You can get a stay stream via your Sky Go app in case you’re a Sky Sports subscriber, or alternatively with NowTV, who provide a wide range of passes to tune into all of the sports activities channels supplied by Sky.
Chelsea XI: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rüdiger, Zouma, Alonso; Gilmour, Barkley, Mount; Pedro, Giroud, Willian.
Everton XI: Pickford; Sidibé, Keane, Holgate, Digne; Bernard, Gomes, Davies, Sigurdsson; Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison
Prediction: This is a troublesome one to foretell given Everton’s clear potential to attain away from residence with Dominic Calvert-Lewin in nice kind. The Blues ought to be assured, however the accidents are starting so as to add up and it will be a giant check of Billy Gilmour to begin his first Premier League recreation at 18 years of age. If he can stand as much as the check, like he did towards Liverpool, then the Blues ought to have sufficient management to construct their assaults from and grind out a win in what may show to be a high-scoring affair. We’ll go for a 3-2 residence win.