Ajokeonifaari has a matchday preview for Chelsea vs Plymouth Argyle before of today’s Emirates FA Cup fifth round match.
The Blues will be the superior side to get the job done regardless of how their schedule looks with the FIFA Club World Cup around the corner for them during the week as they will be traveling following the game today.
INJURY UPDATE FOR CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE
Ben Chilwell, Reece James, and Ruben Loftus Cheek are all still injured, while Thiago Silva and Christian Pulisic did not train having just returning from international duty for their respective countries.
UPDATE ON THOMAS TUCHEL’S INJURY:
“We don’t have Reece James, Ben Chilwell, or Ruben Loftus-Cheek because they’re still injured,’ stated the manager during his pre-match press conference via video link from Cobham.
“Except for Thiago Silva and Christian Pulisic, everyone else has been training, so it’s been a productive week. We rarely have four training sessions to prepare for a match, so it’s wonderful to get a little more active than usual.
“We feel prepared, which is important because we respect the competition and our opponent for tomorrow. It’s a one-of-a-kind game in which they have nothing to lose.”
CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE LINEUP AND FORMATION
Marcus Bettinelli; Harvey Vale, Malang Serr, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta; Callum Hudson Odoi, Saul Niguez, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso; Timo Werner, Romelu Lukaku.
KICK-OFF TIME FOR CHELSEA VS PLYMOUTH ARGYLE
The encounter between the two teams will be broadcast live from Stamford Bridge at 13:30 UK time and 1:30 PM Nigeria time.