Predicted Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion line-ups: Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa to start

Chelsea Pride Of London

Match to be played on Saturday 22nd November 2014 at 15:00. Venue: Stamford Bridge, London.

Chelsea will be looking to maintain their strong start to the 2014-15 Premier League season when they take on West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

The Blues will head into the game at Stamford Bridge as the favourites and as league leaders, having picked up 29 points from 11 matches.

Jose Mourinho’s side are currently four points clear of second-placed Southampton, while their only challengers for the title, Manchester City, are eight points off the pace.

Chelsea have been the most impressive side so far this season and are also the only unbeaten team in the English top flight.

On the other hand, West Brom are closer to the relegation zone than to the top six. The Baggies are placed 13th in the standings with 13 points, just four points above the bottom three and five behind fourth-placed West Ham United.

Team news

Chelsea should have both Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas available. The duo were left out of the Spain squad due to minor injuries.

Meanwhile, Craig Gardner is available for West Brom after serving his suspension, but Jonas Olsson is out and Sebastian Pocognoli is doubtful.

Predicted starting line-ups:

Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas; Hazard, Oscar, Willian; Costa

West Bromwich Albion: Foster, Wisdom, Lescott, Dawson, Gamboa; Brunt, Dorrans, Gardner, Morrison; Sessegnon, Berahino

Form Guide

Chelsea Form

West Brom Form

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