Premier League & Others 8/3/2021. Two games in the Premier League today. At 18:00, on BT Sport 1, is Chelsea v Everton. Later at 20:00, on Sky Sports Main Event, is West Ham United v Leeds United.
Premier League 8/3/2021 – Selected Team News
Chelsea v Everton
- Timo Werner looked bright in Chelsea’s 1-0 win at Anfield on Thursday night and should retain his place up front.
- Marcos Alonso, Mateo Kovacic and Callum Hudson-Odoi will push for recalls against Everton on Monday night.
- Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are still waiting for their first chance under Thomas Tuchel.
- Tammy Abraham and Thiago Silva are still doubts for the home side.
- Allan will return to the starting XI for the visit to Chelsea on Monday night.
- Tom Davies, James Rodriguez, Robin Olsen and Seamus Coleman should all return to the matchday squad here.
- Gylfi Sigurdsson has made key contributions of late and will push to start at Stamford Bridge even if James Rodriguez is fully fit.
West Ham United v Leeds United
- David Moyes will hope to have Lukasz Fabianski back from injury, particularly as his replacement last time out, Darren Randolph, is also a doubt.
- West Ham may revert back to a four-man defence for the welcome of Leeds, with Ben Johnson dropping to the bench.
- Said Benrahma has endured a spell out of the starting XI and will hope to reclaim his place in the side at Pablo Fornals’ expense on Monday night.
- Robin Koch is expected back in training in early March but after three months out injured he may not feature right away.
- Rodrigo made his comeback from injury for Leeds’ U23s on Friday but could still be involved here given the gap between games.
- Ivan Poveda and Gaetano Berardi were also involved on Friday, while Leeds will hope to have key midfielder Kalvin Phillips back for the trip to London.
- Jack Harrison will hope for a recall after dropping out of favour in recent matches.
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