Aston Villa vs Chelsea team news and predictions as both clash in their first premier league resume match.
Team news: Aston Villa right-back Frederic Guilbert could be involved after a knee injury but Bjorn Engels remains out.
Loanee Danny Drinkwater is ineligible to face his parent club.
Chelsea defender Fiikayo Tomori faces 10 days out because of a muscle injury, while Callum Hudson-Odoi is not fit enough to be involved and Jorginho must complete a two-match ban.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek is available for the first time since rupturing his Achilles 13 months ago.
Dean Smith’s side are fighting to escape relegation. while Frank Lampard side are looking forward to extend the gap between Manchester United and Sheffield United who are in 5th and 6th position respectively.
Aston Villa could trouble Chelsea but I don’t think the Blues will have any problems in creating chances.
Prediction: 1-3 in favour of Chelsea