Chelsea FC XI vs Everton: Predicted starting lineup, team news and latest injuries for Premier League today – Evening Standard

The Brazil defender is back in training but has not played since the start of February in the win against Tottenham, and starts on the bench this evening.

Meanwhile, Tammy Abraham has fa8led to overcome the ankle problem that ruled him out Wednesday’s win against Liverpool

Chelsea lineup: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Christensen, James, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso, Hudson-Odoi, Havertz, Werner

Subs: Arrizabalaga, Rudiger, Thiago Silva, Kante, Pulisic, Giroud, Mount, Chilwell, Ziyech

Everton lineup: Pickford, Godfrey, Holgate, Keane, Digne, Andre Gomes, Allan, Iwobi, Sigurdsson, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin

Subs: King, Nkounkou, Bernard, Davies, Virginia, Broadhead, John, Tyrer, Onyango

Venue: Stamford Bridge, Monday 8 March, 6pm GMT

Chelsea squad from: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger, Hudson-Odoi, Chilwell, Kante, Jorginho, Havertz, Ziyech, Giroud, Arrizabalaga, James, Christensen, Emerson, Alonso, Kovacic, Gilmour, Pulisic, Werner, Abraham.

Injury list: Tammy Abraham (ankle)

Last meeting: Everton 1-0 Chelsea