The Blues will today travel to confront Aston Villa in Villa Park today being the last day of the Premier League crusade hoping to keep away from any mistakes in the best four fight
Chelsea will be hoping to get a best four completion when they travel to Villa Park to confront Aston Villa on the last day of the Premier League season this evening, start off 4:00pm.
Chelsea, who were held to a 1-1 draw by Aston Villa in the opposite apparatus at Stamford Bridge back in December last year, put themselves in the driving seat to get a best four billet with a vital 2-1 success over Leicester City on Tuesday evening, graciousness of second half objectives from Rudiger and Jorginho.
The triumph over the Leicester moved the Blues back into third on the PL table, which means a triumph at Villa Park this evening will ensure a third-place finish. Notwithstanding, should Chelsea drop points they could be overwhelmed by Liverpool and Leicester on the off chance that the two of them win, which means they would pass up a main four completion.
In any case, if Chelsea were to take care of business with out any last moment botches, it would, as per Chelsea boss Tuchel, be job well done, particularly when you consider that the club was in mid-table when he assumed responsibility towards the finish of January.
Thomas Tuchel, addressing the media on Friday evening, clarified: “We would be totally glad to arrive at the top 4. It was our fundamental objective, the concentration for us all.
“Having a bustling timetable, making a FA Cup last, even the Champions League made it much harder on the grounds that we had such countless games, as a matter of first importance, to adapt to and a tight timetable.
“It was somewhat of a confounded circumstance to arrive at a last, to then return to the main four, to then play a semi-last in the Champions League. There were every one of these various rivalries and all at various stages: we were nearly done in the FA Cup, we were not done in the main four race and the UEFA Champions League.
“It requested many degrees of fixation and center from us all.
“So this is the thing that we wanted, what we buckled down for. It’s as yet in our grasp and we are brimming with deference for our adversaries. We realize that it is so difficult to play at Villa Park and to beat this solid Aston Villa side.
“Yet, we are resolved to do it.”
The last day of the PL season is frequently famous for its show, with fans consistently being compelled to mind other groups’ scorelines so they understand what their own side requirements to do. With Liverpool and Leicester additionally starting off at 4:00pm, will Thomas Tuchel need to realize what is happening somewhere else?
“For an extensive stretch of the game, I will without a doubt be in an air pocket,” proceeded with the previous Borussia Dortmund chief.
“On the off chance that eventually if there are results that impact the measure of hazard we should take, need to take, whatever, since we are not driving, or not happy or whatever, at that point we need to know. We additionally should be proficient.
“I don’t really want to know, yet assuming it’s vital we need to know, we will, to adjust our danger the board during the game. Above all else, we approach the game like the game against Leicester. It’s in our grasp, and we can choose things with a success.”
In front of this present evening’s conflict in the Midlands, Tuchel faces a restless stand by over the accessibility of midfield implementer Kante. The midfield maestro was removed in the main half against Leicester with a hamstring issue as a precautionary measure, however it is presently sensitive concerning whether he will include.
Giving a report on the midfield star, Tuchel said: “With Kante it will be extremely close, yet a few expectations he possibly joins group preparing tomorrow [Saturday]. In any case, assuming not, he will join on Monday.”
Havertz is likewise in a comparable circumstance, with the Blues boss at the hour of addressing the media on Friday, uncertain whether he would be accessible for choice, affirming a late check would be made.
Full Chelsea squad accessible to confront Aston Villa:
Goalkeepers : Arrizabalaga, Willy, Kepa Caballero and Edouard Mendy.
Defence: James, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Silva, Zouma, Livramento, Chilwell,Alonso and Emerson.
Midfielders: Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Pulisic, Kovacic, Gilmour, Mason Mount, Anjorin and Jorginho.
Strikers: Abraham, Werner and Giroud.