Chelsea returned to winning way in the Barclays Premier League by beating Huddersfield 3-1 away from home on Tuesday night.
Next up, the Blues will collide against Southampton at Stamford Bridge. The Saints were ripped apart in their own back yard by Leicester City on Wednesday night.
As far as Conte’s team news is concerned, Brazilian center half David Luiz is still out injured with a knee concern. On the other hand, Alvaro Morata remains a doubt for the fixture against the Saints (PhysioRoom).
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The Italian boss may make a few changes in the team that started vs Huddersfield. Expect Zappacosta to replace Victor Moses and start in the right wing-back position.
Cesc Fabregas should replace Timeoue Bakayoko to start N’Golo Kante in the center of the park for the Blues. The likes of Hazard, Willian and Pedro should retain their places in the attack.
Here is Chelsea’s strongest possible 3-4-3 starting XI vs Southampton.
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