On Saturday for the Premier League game, Norwich City will travel to London to place against the leaders and Champions League title holders Chelsea. Here is everything you need to know about Chelsea vs Norwich City football prediction for the Premier League match of the season.
Due to injuries sustained in midweek, Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku have been ruled out of Saturday’s match. As a result, Kai Havertz may take over as the line’s leader.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has re-entered the Chelsea team’s reckoning.
Thomas Tuchel will have to evaluate those who began on Wednesday night given the extremely short turnaround for this match.
Thiago Silva might be one of those to miss out, although Chelsea have Trevoh Chalobah, Malang Sarr, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, and Andreas Christensen at centre-back.
Billy Gilmour is unable to face his parent club, yet he has lately lost his starting spot.
Dimitris Giannoulis has also reclaimed his left-back position from Manchester United loanee Brandon Williams.
Joshua Sargent is now being considered to pair Teemu Pukki up front for the Premier League strugglers.
Chelsea vs Norwich City Prediction
Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner were both injured when Chelsea thrashed Malmoe 4-0 in midweek.
Norwich have gone winless in their last 18 Premier League games, but recent evidence suggest they aren’t far away.
Norwich appears to have shifted their focus to defense with back-to-back 0-0 draws against Burnley and Brighton.
Chelsea fans expect a comfortable win although the Blues haven’t scored more than once in each of their last four home games against Norwich.
Norwich hasn’t won any of their last 18 games (Premier League).
Chelsea has won all 17 of their games versus Norwich in all competitions.
Under 2.5 goals have been scored in Chelsea’s previous four home games against Norwich in all competitions.
In Norwich’s last three away games, there have been fewer than 2.5 goals scored (Premier League).
Chelsea possible starting lineup: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Chalobah, Christensen; James, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Chilwell; Ziyech, Mount; Havertz
Norwich City possible starting lineup: Krul; Hanley, Kabak, Gibson; Aarons, Lees-Melou, McLean, Normann, Giannoulis; Pukki, Sargent
Our Prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Norwich City