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Predicted Chelsea Lineup (3-4-1-2) to Face Southampton, Giroud and Morata start


Predicted Chelsea Lineup (3-4-1-2) to Face Southampton, Giroud and Morata start

Predicted Chelsea XI vs Southampton

Chelsea are at the Wembley Stadium to face Southampton in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final. The Blues come into the game on the back of successive wins and one of those came in a stunning 3-2 comeback triumph against the Saints at St Mary's.

Formation: 3-4-1-2

Lineup:

Thibaut Courtois has been the preferred pick for the Premier League duties this season and he is likely to get the nod ahead of Willy Caballero for the number one position on Sunday.

In central defence, Andreas Christensen is likely to replace skipper Gary Cahill whilst Cesar Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger should maintain their places from the midweek win over Burnley.

At right-wing back, Victor Moses is certain to start after netting the winner against Burnley whilst Emerson could feature in the opposite direction with Marcos Alonso serving the second game of his three-match retrospective ban.

Blues boss Antonio Conte admitted that he was impressed with the performance of Tiemoue Bakayoko in the Clarets game and the Frenchman could retain his spot alongside N'Golo Kante at the heart of the midfield.

Further forward, Conte could deploy a two-strike partnership which was impressive at Turf Moor and as such, we may witness Eden Hazard playing in an attacking midfield role behind both Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata.