Watford vs Chelsea confirmed line-ups: Teams news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

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Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount (Getty Images)
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount (Getty Images)

Cheslea are taking on a depleted Watford tonight at Vicarage Road as Thomas Tuchel’s side aim to keep hold of top spot in the Premier League.

All three of the title race contenders are in action tonight and all three face testing away trips: second-place Manchester City travel to Steven Gerrard’s rejuvenated Aston Villa, while Liverpool face a Merseyside derby with Everton at Goodison Park.

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Chelsea’s fixture is on paper the easiest of the three, but Watford have shown promise recently under Claudio Ranieri, particularly going forwards with the threats of Emmanuel Dennis and Josh King who are proving a handful for any side.

Watford remain fragile defensively, however, and conceded four goals against Leicester City on the weekend.

Here is everything you need to know.

When is the match?

Watford vs Chelsea is tonight, Wednesday 1 December, with kick-off at 7.30pm GMT.

How to watch Watford vs Chelsea

The match will broadcast on Amazon Prime Video. Subscribers can watch via the APV app on their TV, laptop, tablet or phone.

A membership costs £7.99 per month and can be cancelled at any time.

New subscribers will be able to watch all the matches for free due to Amazon’s 30-day trial, which can also be cancelled at any time.

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Confirmed line-ups

Watford: Bachmann; Femenia, Cathcart, Troost-Ekong, Masina; Louza; Joao Pedro, Cleverley, Sissoko, Dennis; King

Chelsea: Mendy; Chalobah, Christensen, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Loftus-Cheek, Saul, Alonso; Pulisic, Havertz, Mount

Odds

Watford 10/1

Draw 23/5

Chelsea 10/29

Prediction

Chelsea should have too much for a Watford side nursing some injuries and out form in defensive terms at least. Watford 1-3 Chelsea.

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