Confirmed: Watford and Chelsea line-ups

Here is how Watford and Chelsea will line up this evening:

Watford welcome Chelsea to Vicarage Road this evening for their latest Premier League encounter.

The Hornets have impressed since returning to the top flight and currently find themselves 10th in the table with 32 points from 23 matches.

They were also arguably the most impressive when it came to January additions, signing some wonderful players who could well take them to the next level in the seasons ahead.

As for Chelsea, the reigning Premier League champions have turned a corner since Guus Hiddink replaced Joe Mourinho on an interim basis.

That said they are still down in 14th place and will want to pull further clear of the bottom three as soon as possible.

Chelsea have a fine recent record against Watford, unbeaten in their last nine matches in all competitions.

However, Watford have two in-form strikers in Odion Ighalo and Troy Deeney who will be desperate to add to their respective tallies and fire the Hornets to another victory.

Watford lineup


  • Heurelho Gomes
  • Craig Cathcart
  • José Holebas
  • Juan Carlos Paredes
  • Sebastian Prödl
  • Valon Behrami
  • Etienne Capoue
  • Jurado
  • Ben Watson
  • Troy Deeney
  • Odion Ighalo

Substitutes: Costel Pantilimon, Nyom, Almen Abdi, Nordin Amrabat, Ikechi Anya, Adlène Guédioura, Mario Suárez.

Chelsea lineup


  • Thibaut Courtois
  • César Azpilicueta
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • John Terry
  • Kurt Zouma
  • Cesc Fàbregas
  • Nemanja Matic
  • John Obi Mikel
  • Oscar
  • Willian
  • Diego Costa

Substitutes: Asmir Begovic, Baba Rahman, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Bertrand Traore, Kenedy.

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