Chelsea will face Aston Villa for the second time this season on Wednesday night in the carabao cup competition. This will be Chelsea's first match in the EFL cup this season. Although Chelsea defeated Aston Villa by 3-0 in their first meeting this season, the game tonight can go in any direction.
Tuchel in his press conference pointed out that the match is a perfect opportunity for more players to get more minutes. He confirmed Mendy and Pulisic are still recovering and won't be available for the game.
Here is a predicted Lineup Tuchel can use tonight
GK : With Mendy still injured, Kepa is still expected to start the game.
DF : Rudiger and Silva can be rested with Sarr expected to play his first game of the season tonight. He can be joined by Chalobah and Christensen. While Chilwell and James can start in the wingback position.
MF : With Man City match in mind, Saul and Loftus Cheek can start in midfield.
FW : Ziyech and Odoi can start with Werner in front
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