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Predicted Chelsea lineup (4-3-3) to face Manchester United, Higuain and Hazard start


Predicted Chelsea lineup (4-3-3) to face Manchester United, Higuain and Hazard start

Predicted Chelsea XI vs Manchester United - FA Cup

Chelsea can maintain their defence of the FA Cup when they host Manchester United in the fifth round at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.

The Blues come into the game with a mixed run of form but they still have the home advantage to capitalise upon.

Formation: 4-3-3

Predicted Lineup:

Kepa Arrizabalaga has been the Blues' regular between the sticks this season and there are no doubts regarding his inclusion from the starting lineup to face United.

In the defence, Antonio Rudiger and David Luiz should retain their regular positions at the heart of the backline, though there could be a change at left-back.

Emerson is likely to be entrusted for the role ahead of an out-of-form Marcos Alonso while Cesar Azpilicueta should feature in the opposite side of the central defence.

In midfield, Jorginho should once more occupy the holding role while N'Golo Kante and Ross Barkley should feature ahead of the Italian with the latter proving a much better attacking threat when compared to Mateo Kovacic.

In the attack front, Eden Hazard and Pedro are strong candidates to feature on the left and right side of the Blues' attack while Gonzalo Higuain is expected to lead the line ahead of Olivier Giroud once more.