Huddersfield v Chelsea: Premier League preview, confirmed teams and more

first_imgThings were looking pretty bleak for Chelsea after the loss to Manchester City in the Community Shield but the final moments of the transfer window which sees Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mateo Kovacic arrive at Stamford Bridge, while Thibaut Courtois joined Real Madrid has reinvigorated the mood within the club.The Terriers have not brought in too many big names but made nine signings this summer, including wrapping up the permanent deal of Jonas Lossl and the deadline day buy of Isaac Mbenza.Huddersfield v Chelsea kicks off at 3pm on Saturday, August 11. NEW ERA Sarri ponders during Chelsea’s Community Shield defeat to Manchester City 2 REVEALED silverware What the managers are sayingDavid Wagner (Huddersfield): “We feel we have a better group of individuals and it’s up to the whole group to get this togetherness up to a level that makes it difficult for the opponent. If we have a Terrier spirit, we will be competitive.”Maurizio Sarri (Chelsea): “The squad is too large, so some players have to go on loan, but I don’t know who at the moment. I prefer to have 23, 24 players and three or four young players, no more.” How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures possible xi Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Latest Premier League News How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? ALTERED Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade gameday David Wagner will be hoping to keep Huddersfield in the top flight for a second year running How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes possible standings smart causal How can I listen?You can listen to Huddersfield v Chelsea live on talkSPORT 2 from 3pm on Saturday.Confirmed TeamsHuddersfield: Hamer, Jorgensen, Schindler, Kongolo, Hadergjonaj, Mooy, Hogg, Billing, Lowe, Pritchard, Mounie.Subs: Lossl, Smith, Diakhaby, Sobhi, van La Parra, Depoitre, Stankovic.Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso, Barkley, Kante, Jorginho, Willian, Morata, Pedro.Subs: Hazard, Loftus-Cheek, Caballero, Moses, Giroud, Zappacosta, Christensen. Chelsea’s 2018/19 Premier League campaign gets underway with a trip to Huddersfield.The game is Maurizio Sarri’s first in the league after being appointed Blues manager last month. Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener 2 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won last_img

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