The Blues will be going into the tie with the aim of a victory over the newly-promoted side to cement their spot on the English Premier League table. The Blues defeated Southampton 3-1 before the International break to go top of the Premier League table with 16 points.
The Blues will miss the services of Thiago Silva as he will not be available for selection against Brentford today. The Brazilian defender arrived late from international duty with his country.
Chelsea however has received a major boost ahead of the encounter with the return of Ngolo Kante. The French man missed their previous games due to coronavirus infection, he is now available for selection against Brentford later today.
Recce James is also back with the team after recovering from an ankle injury, he is also available for selection later today against Brentford.
The duo of Antonio Rudiger and Christian Pulisic will not be available for the game due to injury.
Chelsea Predicted Starting Line-up:
Mendy, Azpilicueta, Chalobah, Christensen, James, Kovacic, Chilwell, Mount, Jorginho, Werner, Lukaku.
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