Chelsea have won their last five matches in the Premier League without even conceding a single goal. Can they beat an in form Middlesbrough side and keep another clean sheet? We shall see.
Boro have been impressive lately having earned 5 points from their last three games, two draws against title challengers like Arsenal and Manchester City away from home. Therefore, they have what it takes to get a decent result vs the Blues.
As far as Chelsea’s team news is concerned, Diego Costa has recovered from his groin injury and is available for selection for the game on Sunday (The Sun).
However, it will not come as any surprise if the Spanish international finds himself on the bench.
Manager Antonio Conte must be cautious and should not start the former Atletico Madrid striker. In his place, Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi will probably start with Pedro and Hazard in the attack.
Here is Conte’s probable 3-4-3 XI vs Middlesbrough.
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