Chelsea get their Premier League season underway in opposition to Everton tonight as Thomas Tuchel faces Frank Lampard at Goodison Park.
Tuchel changed Lampard as Chelsea boss solely to win the Champions League in his first season in cost, however final marketing campaign proved far more durable.
Though the Blues confronted uncertainty off the sector whereas the membership was offered to new proprietor Todd Boehly, Chelsea fell away from the title race and obtained sucked right into a battle for the highest 4.
With Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United all strengthening over the switch window, Tuchel will hope Chelsea make a quick begin in opposition to an Everton facet who narrowly prevented relegation final season underneath Lampard.
Right here’s the whole lot you might want to know.
When is Everton vs Chelsea?
The match kicks off at 5:30pm on Saturday 6 August at Goodison Park, Liverpool.
How can I watch it?
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Everton: Pickford; Godfrey, Mina, Tarkowski; Patterson, Doucoure, Iwobi, Mykolenko; Gordon, Grey, McNeil
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Koulibaly; James, Kante, Jorginho, Chilwell; Mount, Havertz, Sterling
Everton will work exhausting however look to be a really restricted workforce that isn’t prepared for the brand new season. Chelsea have hardly had the most effective preparations both however you may often depend on their defence and Everton shouldn’t pose too many issues and not using a striker. Raheem Sterling may get the winner in a good opening win for the Blues. Everton 0-1 Chelsea