Willian dropped, Matic starts in probable Chelsea 3-5-2 line-up vs Everton
Chelsea need four more wins of their remaining five fixtures to clinch the Premier League title for the second time in three years but any result other than a win against Everton might put to our title quest in jeopardy.
Since our defeat to Manchester United, the team have come stronger – we knocked out Tottenham in the semi-final of the FA Cup and thumped Southampton in the League game on Tuesday to maintain our four points lead over Tottenham on the table.
Tottenham will play Arsenal in a London derby showdown and we’ll be hoping that the high-flying Lilywhites drop points. This will help us maintain or extend our lead on the table and move a step closer to the EPL title.
Conte has been able to manage his team properly as the team has experienced lesser injuries. Gary Cahill made a timely return against the Saints after he had a relapse on his gallbladder condition. He scored a crucial goal for us and is in contention against the Toffees.
David Luis and Thibaut Courtois have been playing through the pain barrier with a knee and ankle injury respectively. Hopefully, they will remain fit until the end of the season. Azpilicueta has recovered from a broken hand and has been actively involved in all our games.
Conte has played with three at the back for the most part of this season but he varies his midfield, playing four or five in middle of the pack. He’s need a physical midfield which will leave Fabregas on the bench. He has stuck with same 14 core players and we think we’ll line-up this way.