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Starting XI: Chelsea v Burnley

EPL Starting XI: Chelsea v Burnley 12 August 2017

By SL International - Aug 12, 2017 03:06 PM

English Premier League

Teams: Chelsea v Burnley

Date: 12 August 2017

Venue: Stamford Bridge

English Premier League champions, Chelsea begin the campaign at home to Burnley this afternoon.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 16h00.

The Blues head into the encounter on the back of a penalty shoot-out loss to Arsenal in the Community Shield last weekend.

Chelsea will be without Victor Moses (suspended), while Pedro will miss the clash through injury.

Burnley, on the other hand, ended their pre-season with a 2-1 win over La Liga outfit, Celta Vigo last weekend.

Sean Dyche has a clean bill of health, with Dean Marney being the only absentee due to a long-term injury.

The last time these two sides met at Stamford Bridge,  the Blues ran out 3-0 winners.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Chelsea: Courtois; Rudiger, Luiz, Cahill; Azpilicueta, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Batshuayi, Boga.
 
Burnley: Heaton; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward; Gudmundsson, Cork, Hendrick, Defour, Brady; Vokes.
 


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Jabuul Aug 18, 2017 10:31 PM
Ndidane how to predict
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kzorog Aug 14, 2017 04:25 PM
But Costa is a gud striker
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Thapza@K4l Aug 14, 2017 04:09 AM
I'm sure Costa is happy....hala man untd✊
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navigator147 Aug 13, 2017 10:39 PM
Eish
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maxx Aug 13, 2017 09:33 AM
Missn Costa alrady.
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Mandie07 Aug 13, 2017 09:19 AM
Chiefs lose.
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Dave1992 Aug 13, 2017 08:56 AM
We showed great fighting spirit in the 2nd half but it wasn't enough.Morata proved from the get go that he deserve to start,it is a long season to come#CANCER AKA MICHAEL EMENALO
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Faysal Aug 13, 2017 07:11 AM
Mising costa
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@McCoora Aug 13, 2017 06:29 AM
They have a deadly weapon but they chose to limit him,kikikikiki(Morata)
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@McCoora Aug 13, 2017 05:17 AM
Lol ok wake up call,they think they are untouchable neh,kikikikiki fellow Londoners
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MR E Aug 13, 2017 03:55 AM
Yoh it was hactic for chelsea, for the luv of epl.
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Bucs325 Aug 12, 2017 11:08 PM
How on earth can Cahill do that to us...such a reckless, needless and dangerous tackle...How can a team captain do that? A professional footballer? I'm not happy with him, he is the reason why we lost and conceded goals like we are a small team...nxa
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Obriegas Aug 12, 2017 10:17 PM
Conte is losing it. Why do you bench morata though. He's supposed to be the top striker. Don't undermine or underestimate; Go for a jugular next time
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kg_4_khosi Aug 12, 2017 09:09 PM
EPL is very tough, and it ain't easy to defend the league
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Roger. F.Dennis. L Aug 12, 2017 08:38 PM
wow!
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zipho cedric buthelezi Aug 12, 2017 08:09 PM
what a way for a defending champs to begin ...well done burnley...seems as though it aint gonna be a walk in a park for big teams
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Mdu Mpansi Aug 12, 2017 08:04 PM
Why didn't he start with Morata instead of that Batswayi
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Stnydo@gmail.com Aug 12, 2017 08:03 PM
The best league is back with a bang... I've been glued to my sit all day long... althoug we lost the game... but morata showed some glimpses of what we gonna withness this season

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