Premier League

The Blues Pointer: Chelsea vs. Fulham Preview

By Samuel Osuniyi 

Although attention will be on another derby in London, Arsenal vs Tottenham but Chelsea focus will be getting the maximum point against one of the city rival Fulham after the loss to Spur last weekend. The Blues must get it right this weekend and get back on track.

After the 4-0 win against PAOK, Maricio Sarri rested quite number of first team player against PAOK. Expect fresh legs against Fulham come this Sunday.

Key Pointer

Maurizio Sarri tasted his first Premier League defeat as Chelsea FC manager following a 3-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley last weekend.

The Blues are in fourth place in the Premier League table and seven points behind Manchester City following their humiliation at Tottenham.

Fulham have the worst away record in the Premier League after collecting a point from their six top-flight games on the road this season

Head-to-head record

Chelsea wins: 46
Fulham wins: 11
Draws: 26

Team News


Moses is the only doubt as first team stars such as Antonio Rudiger, N’Golo Kante, Cesar Azpilicueta and David Luiz are expected to be drafted straight back into the starting XI.


Claudio Ranieri will be without the services of Andre Anguissa and Kevin McDonald against Chelsea.

Possible line-ups

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Morata, Hazard

Fulham XI (4-2-3-1): Rico; Christie, Odoi, Mawson, Le Marchand; Chambers, Seri; Schurrle, Cairney, Sessegnon; Mitrovic

Recent Form (Last 5 matches in all competitions)

Chelsea: W-L-D-W-W
Fulham: W-L-L-L-L

Date: Sunday, December 2
Kick off: 1:00 PM (GMT+1)

Sammie’s Prediction:
Chelsea 3-0 Fulham

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