Whereas the likes of Tottenham and Liverpool are combating accidents in the course of the hectic schedule, Chelsea have a clear invoice of well being forward of their Premier League conflict with Leeds.
The Blues will look to proceed their momentum when the Whites go to Stamford Bridge on Saturday – with full commentary of the conflict LIVE on talkSPORT.
And they’re primed to do exactly that, with a totally match squad and well-rested gamers after the Blues’ second-string XI beat Sevilla 4-Zero within the Champions League on Wednesday night time.
Having began the season with a number of accidents – Christian Pulisic was one big-name absentee – in addition to just lately shedding Kai Havertz for weeks as a consequence of coronavirus, Chelsea now haven’t any accidents by any means.
Even Billy Gilmour, who has been out for the reason that finish of final season with a severe knee harm, was included within the Champions League squad to face Sevilla, having recovered.
That stated, the embarrassment of riches in Lampard’s squad now leaves the Chelsea supervisor with some troublesome selections to make.
Chelsea’s fringe gamers made a severe case for themselves on Wednesday night time, significantly Olivier Giroud, who scored ALL FOUR targets.
It appears probably the France striker will exchange Tammy Abraham within the Premier League beginning XI, particularly contemplating the Englishman was wasteful towards Spurs.
Lampard stated: “That’s what you ask I suppose, while you make 9 modifications.
“I at all times say once I choose the group I attempt to choose the most effective group for the sport, and to not have favourites as such.
“You attempt to put the most effective group on paper, however when gamers play like they did in the present day they offer you an excellent drawback.
“It’s having a prime participant enjoying with high quality and enjoying with dedication.
“It was an incredible efficiency from Oli, to attain 4 targets at this stage, Champions League stage, towards a extremely good opponent.
“The person high quality of all his targets, I do know the final was a penalty, however the group high quality and his particular person enter, rightly he will get a standing ovation as he comes off the pitch. And I’m delighted for him.”