Aston Villa vs Chelsea: Team News, Stats, Predictions, Possible Line Ups & More
The final day of the 2020-21 campaign will match-up Aston Villa vs Chelsea as the Blues will be fighting for a win to secure a top-3 finish in the Premier League.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea Team News
Chelsea center-back Andreas Christensen is back in contention for the final day game after recovering from his hamstring injury. N’Golo Kante and Kai Havertz face a late fitness test judge whether they’re ready for the Villa game or not.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea Stats To Know
- Aston Villa have lost 10 of their last 12 Premier League meetings with Chelsea (W1 D1).
- Chelsea have won their last three Premier League away games against Aston Villa, last winning four in a row at Villa Park between 1995 and 1999.
- Chelsea are unbeaten in each of their eight away league games under Thomas Tuchel (W6 D2), conceding just four goals in total and never more than once in a match.
- Chelsea have lost their final league game in just one of the last nine campaigns (W6 D2), going down 0-3 at Newcastle in 2017-18.
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Possible Line Ups
Chelsea’s Predicted XI: Mendy, Christensen, Silva, Rudiger, James, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kovacic, Havertz, Mount, Werner.
Aston Villa’s Predicted XI: Martinez, Konsa, Hause, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Luiz, Traore, Grealish, El Ghazi, Watkins.
Thomas Tuchel: “It’s a completely different set-up – an away game with away fans against a strong Aston Villa side who play without any pressure. So it’s a very big challenge but we’re up for it. The supporters will have the same effect on their side.
“It’s an advantage for them, it makes things absolutely more difficult, no doubt about it, but it’s so much nicer and such a different game to play with spectators. We know that it increases the challenge, increases adversity but we are here to step up. We have it in our hands and we want to do it until the very end.”