Thomas Tuchel & co. will welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League matchday seven of the season.
The Blues who sit third position on league standings 13 points after six matches, will be aiming to bounce back to winning ways after losess their last two games to City and Juventus.
After win UEFA Super Cup, Thomas Tuchel’s men kick-off their Premier League campaign in perfect ways by win four and draw one in the first five league games, which saw them sit on top of table last week.
However, last week, the Blues testing first defeat of the season as they suffered home defeat to Manchester City before defeat in Turin on Wednesday by Juventus in the UEFA Champions League.
As they heading into today clash against Southampton, Thomas Tuchel could be without three first-team players but Mason Mount who missed his team’s last two matches due to a knock could available for the selection.
The attacking midfielder has missed Chelsea’s last two games due to injury problem but made returned to Cobham on Friday as Blues prepared for crucial against Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.
Mount’s absence in the last two matches has been visibly noticeable, as Chelsea struggled to created more chances, with resulting in back-to-back defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League and Juventus in the UEFA Champions League.
The attacking midfielder brings a touch of guile in possession. Also, the way he works so hard off the ball is so important for Chelsea starting lineup.
Meanwhile, Reece James and Christian Pulisic still remains sideline due to their respectively injuries problem why N’Golo Kante remains on isolation due to contracted with Covid-19 early this week.
Chelsea available squad to face Southampton
Goalkeeper: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Edouard Mendy, Marcus Bettinelli.
Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Marcos Alonso, Cesar Azipilicueta, Ben Chilwell, Trevoh Chalobah.
Midfielder: Saul Niguez, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Kai Havertz, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Ross Barkley, Mason Mount.
Winger: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Hakim Ziyech
Striker: Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner
Where is the match being played? at Stamford Bridge
When is kick off? Saturday 02 October, at 12:30 PM
Where to watch Chelsea vs Southampton
TV channel: Saturday’s match will be televised on BT Sport 1, coverage starting at 11:30am.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.