Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview rundown ahead of today Emirates FA Cup fifth round coming from MySportPlug.
It is an encounter that is expected to be easy on for the Blues who will be the better side to get the job done regardless of how their schedule looks like with the FIFA Club World Cup around the corner for them during the week as they will be traveling after the game today.
So many talking points from the Blues in this clash Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview rundown which will be giving you full details of what is expected to go down this afternoon after the short break in the English football which they have now returned for football action which started yesterday.
CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE MATCHDAY PREVIEW AND TEAM NEWS
The Blues started the new year with a draw against Liverpool which since then they have managed just one win from all the game played in January that was all in the English Premier League which hasn’t been an easy on for them losing against Manchester City.
Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview, Thomas Tuchel is positive about getting the job done before they travel for their FIFA Club World Cup which will see them be presented with the opportunity of lifting another title for the season after the UEFA Super Cup won this campaign.
Plymouth Argyle are coming into this encounter at the back of an away victory against Doncaster Rovers which saw them beating their opponent 1-3 to continue their impressive form this season which has been good for them till date as they fight for promotion.
CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE MATCHDAY PREVIEW INJURY UPDATE
Four players have been ruled out of this encounter going down later today as the likes of Ben Chilwell, Reece James and Ruben Loftus Cheek all still injured while Thiago Silva including Christian Pulisic did not train after just returning from International duties for their Countries.
Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview, the players that has been ruled out won’t have much effect on the team performance as they gave others who will fill in the position despite knowing they have another important game coming up during the week.
HERE IS FULL THOMAS TUCHEL INJURY UPDATE:
“We have no Reece James, no Ben Chilwell and no Ruben Loftus-Cheek, they are still injured,’ said the boss at his usual pre-match media briefing via video link from Cobham.
“Everybody else has been training except Thiago Silva and Christian Pulisic so it was a good training week. It’s very rare that we have four training sessions to prepare a match and it’s nice to have a bit more physical input than normal.
“We feel well-prepared and it’s also necessary because we respect the competition and our opponent tomorrow. For them, it’s a unique game where they have nothing to lose.”
The manager had so much to say about Reece James recovery which might be seeing him make a return soon with positive news coming from Thomas Tuchel who will have so much work to do after this game later today.
HERE IS WHAT HE SAID ON REECE JAMES:
“He needs some time in team training to get the rhythm and confidence back so he won’t travel with us tomorrow. “I’ve been a manager for too long to have a feeling for injuries and not to get over-excited by pure dates that are maybe out there.
“I know we can have setbacks and it can take long sometimes. The injury was a big one and I felt that straightaway so from there you know we need to be patient.
‘Reece also caught the flu and this was a setback in the last week so he had lost days in the process of coming back with the team. We want him back on the pitch tomorrow but we are patient. I know everyone is working hard, Reece is working hard, and he’s in the best hands.’
CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE MATCHDAY PREVIEW LINEUP AND FORMATION
With the FIFA Club World Cup coming up, Thomas Tuchel will be looking to rest some key players as they need to travel to Abu Dhabi immediately for the tournament which could see them finally getting their hands on one of the biggest club football title in their second try.
Marcus Bettinelli (Goalkeeper); Harvey Vale, Malang Serr, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta (Defenders); Callum Hudson Odoi, Saul Niguez, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Timo Werner, Romelu Lukaku (Strikers).
This are the expected starting lineup for the clash Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview, although they could be some changes with the manager likely to see issues arising like possible fitness problems that might force some switch happening before kickoff of the match.
CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE MATCHDAY PREVIEW VENUE AND KICKOFF TIME
The match between both teams will be going down live at Stamford Bridge with kickoff time 13:30 UK and 1:30 PM Nigeria, you can check from your location to see which time the encounter is set for play as so many more is expected to happen after 90 minutes later today in the day.
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CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE MATCHDAY PREVIEW BETTING TIPS
Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview is an easy call but one problem is the odds that it will be bringing out which could probably give you nothing much to cash out, although you can book this with a 1 and over 3.5 goals meaning Blues win and they score more than three which is nothing less expected of them.
CORRECT RESULT BETTING TIPS
Chelsea 5-0 Plymouth Argyle
Chelsea 3-0 Plymouth Argyle
Chelsea 6-1 Plymouth Argyle
Chelsea 2-0 Plymouth Argyle
CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE MATCHDAY PREVIEW THOMAS TUCHEL PRESS CONFERENCE
Ahead of Chelsea Vs Plymouth Argyle Matchday Preview, Thomas Tuchel had so much to say during his press conference which saw him addressing issues about Reece James with also some transfer update that saw him mention Ousmane Dembele possible move to Stamford Bridge.
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