Sheffield United vs Chelsea confirmed line-ups: Team news for Premier League fixture tonight

Karl Matchett
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Chelsea's Jorginho: PA
Chelsea's Jorginho: PA

Sheffield United host Chelsea in the Premier League today.

The Blades are firmly in the hunt for European football after an early restart wobble and will be looking for all three points this evening.

Chelsea want a top four spot and the win over Crystal Palace in midweek left them in the box seat to get it with only a handful of matches remaining.

That said, with Manchester United chasing hard Frank Lampard will know the importance of a result today.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Chelsea beat Crystal Palace last time out (EPA)
Chelsea beat Crystal Palace last time out (EPA)

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When is the match?

The match is on Saturday 11 July and kicks off at 5.30pm.

How can I watch it?

The match is being broadcast on Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

What’s the team news?

Oli McBurnie is likely to miss out for the hosts with Lys Mousset likely to come in with John Lundrstram another who could start.

For the visitors, Billy Gilmour has joined N’Golo Kante on the sidelines meaning Jorginho could start in the centre of midfield.

Fikayo Tomori could also feature for the first time since the restart.

Jorginho could return to the starting line-up (PA)
Jorginho could return to the starting line-up (PA)

Confirmed line-ups

Sheffield United: Henderson, Basham, Egan, O’Connell, Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Osborn, Stevens; McGoldrick, McBurnie

Chelsea: Kepa, James, Zouma, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Jorginho, Barkley, Mount, Willian, Abraham, Pulisic

Odds

Sheffield United 9/2

Draw 13/5

Chelsea 8/13

Prediction

Both teams have shown improved form of late. Chelsea are good going forward but also have proven sloppy at the back so expect goals. Sheffield United 1-2 Chelsea