Confirmed: West Brom v Chelsea line-ups

West Brom - The Hawthorns

Here are the teams for the game between West Brom and Chelsea this evening.

West Brom have had over a week to mull over the point they secured in their last game against Newcastle, as they set their sights on the difficult challenge of getting the better of Premier League champions Chelsea. The Baggies have the home advantage and need to make it count because they know they’ll be up against a top quality side, regardless of whether Jose Mourinho uses the occasion to make a number of changes to his team. Three points for the Baggies puts them to within a point of Crystal Palace.

This is a difficult game for Chelsea to approach because they have already won the league and have nothing to play for. Mourinho will be tempted to go full strength and make it difficult for West Brom to break the side down, but he won’t have many better opportunities to open things up and to give some of his fringe players a real opportunity to impress. Chelsea will be looking to finish the season with as many points as possible and a victory takes them into an 11 point lead.

West Brom lineup

Starting:

  • Boaz Myhill
  • Craig Dawson
  • Jonas Olsson
  • Joleon Lescott
  • Gareth McAuley
  • Chris Brunt
  • Darren Fletcher
  • Callum McManaman
  • James Morrison
  • Claudio Yacob
  • Saido Berahino

Substitutes: Jack Rose, Chris Baird, Andre Wisdom, Craig Gardner, Youssuf Mulumbu, Victor Anichebe, Brown Ideye.

Chelsea lineup

Starting:

  • Thibaut Courtois
  • Gary Cahill
  • Filipe Luis
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • John Terry
  • Cesc Fàbregas
  • Eden Hazard
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Diego Costa
  • Loïc Remy

Substitutes: Jamal Blackman, Nathan Aké, César Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Juan Cuadrado, John Obi Mikel, Izzy Brown.

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