CHE Vs WAT Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Inconsistency and defensive vulnerabilities come to the fore for Chelsea once again
Ever since the league returned, everything couldn’t have transpired more pinch perfectly for Chelsea. The side had ended up winning every Premier League encounter including a well versed and articulate 2-1 win over Manchester City, results which saw the side throttle itself into a Champions League spot.
However, that hardwork came crashing down on the side’s head with the team suffering a stunning 3-2 defeat to West Ham. It was a result only Chelsea had to blame, a performance which brought to light the defensive predicaments, issues which has consistently pushed the side back this season.
At a time when a win would have taken them over Leicester City into third position, Chelsea failed to capitalise and grab the derby clash by its head. The side ended up shipping three goals to a West Ham side that had failed to score in three encounters in a row, a performance which left Lampard fuming and in ire at the manner in which the club from London fell on its face to embarrass itself.
The result leaves Chelsea perilously close to dropping out of the top 4 altogether with just two points separating them and 5th place. Henceforth, every match is a must win one for the club with clubs right beneath them persistently snapping at their heels.
And in Watford, they had the ideal opposition to take on after a stunning defeat. Winless in their last two encounters after being defeated 2-1 by Southampton the last time around, Watford are set to be ripped into shreds by Chelsea in what is going to be a complete mismatch.
Probable Playing 11
- Tomori and Kovacic will both be missing out on the day’s encounter for Chelsea with the two players riddled with injuries.
- The duo of Gerard and Isaac are both sidelined for Watford with the two attributing their absence to injuries.
Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Christensen, Palmieri, Kante, Jorginho, Willian, Mount, Pulisic, Giroud
Foster, Femenia, Cathcart, Dawson, Masina, Hughes, Capoue, Sarr, Doucoure, Pereyra, Deeney
Premier League 2019-20
Match: Chelsea Vs Watford
Date And Time: 5th July, Sunday- 12:30am IST
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD
Top Goal Scorer
- Abraham: 13 Goals
- Deeney: 8 Goals, 2 Assists
West Ham Vs Chelsea: 3-2
Watford Vs Southampton: 1-3
CHE Vs WAT Dream11 Goal-Keeper
In between their defeats, the only point Watford had managed to accrue was in their 1-1 draw against Leicester City. And that result was born due to the resillinace and gustiness of Ben Foster, a display of goal-keeping which sees us opt for him as our side’s goal-keeper.
CHE Vs WAT Dream11 Defenders
At a time when Chelsea are struggling to find their feet as a defensive unit with the side having shipped in the most number of goals at this stage since their 2003 season, Watford is set to come as a massive relief. The second worst attacking side in the competition, Watford have a measly 29 goals all season, a figure which spurned their chances of moving out of the bottom three.
Adding to this narrative are the five assists for captain Cesar Azpilicueta to see us make him the first selection from the side today. We are pairing him alongside CBs Kurt Zouma and Andres Christensen with Lampard set to dole out a new CB pairing after the side’s travesty the last time around.
CHE Vs WAT Dream11 Midfielders
Ever since the Premier League has returned, Christian Pulisic has ben one of the most impressive players for Chelsea. He registered two assists in the last encounter for the side, ones which go along sublimely with the 7 goals he has in extremely measly appearances for the club this term.
Willian scored twice for Chelsea in the same match to make it three goals from two matches to see us make the 8 goal man our second pick from the side. With the 4 assists, Mason Mount joins up to wrap up our trivalent from the home side.
On the other hand, with the 5 goals and 3 assists, Ismailia Sarr was someone we just couldn’t do without from Watford. He’s paired with Doucoure, a name capable of ripping in both the goals and tackles and blocks.
CHE Vs WAT Dream11 Strikers
Olivier Giroud’s absence from Chelsea’s playing 11 the last time around had a telling impact to the side’s gameplan. He’s not only capable of scoring but more importantly makes the side’s attacking gameplan tick with his ability to act as the final piece of the puzzle with his ability to intertwine all components of the attack in unison.
The 8 goals and 2 assists for Watford’s top scorer Troy Deeney will meanwhile make him our pick from the side for the encounter.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Pulisic’s current path breaking displays will see us make him our side’s captain while Willian is the vice-captain.
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