Chelsea vs Wolves official line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Alex Pattle
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Chelsea host Wolves this evening in the Blues’ first match with Thomas Tuchel in charge.

Tuchel was named Chelsea’s new manager yesterday, one day after Frank Lampard was dismissed, and – having led a training session yesterday evening – the former PSG and Borussia Dortmund coach will be in the dugout tonight.

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Chelsea will seek to bounce back after a 2-0 league loss to Leicester in their last outing in the top flight, with a 3-1 FA Cup victory over Luton Town last weekend proving neither enough to save Lampard’s job nor to assure fans that performances are getting better.

The Blues’ recent form has them in a mid-table position, while Wolves enter the match 10 points clear of the relegation zone, having failed to win a top-flight game in their last six efforts.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Premier League meeting.

When is it?

The game will kick off at 6pm GMT tonight at Stamford Bridge.

How can I watch it?

The match will air live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate. Subscribers can also stream it live on the BT Sport website and app.

Line-ups

Chelsea: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Thiago Silva, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kovacic, Ziyech, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi, Giroud

Wolves: Patricio, Boly, Coady, Kilman, Semedo, Dendoncker, Neves, Ait Nouri, Podence, Traore, Neto

Odds

Chelsea: 3/5

Draw: 16/5

Wolves: 17/4

Prediction

Wolves would normally be one of the last sides a newly-arrived manager would want to face, but their poor form might just give Tuchel a platform to get off to a winning start in west London. Chelsea 1-0 Wolves.

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