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Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is expected to be without two key players when the Blues continue their Premier League campaign at home to Southampton.

Mateo Kovacic is suspended for the visit of Saints while Cesar Azpilicueta is also a major injury doubt.

Kovacic picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in the 2-0 win over Tottenham last time out and will serve a one-match ban.

Meanwhile, Azpilicueta suffered a hamstring injury at the weekend and will be assessed closer to kick-off.

Chelsea vs Southampton

Chelsea will face their counterpart, Southampton, in the return leg of the nineteenth round of the English Premier League on the floor of Stamford Bridge is a football stadium located in London, which is a club stadium Chelsea Football Club has a capacity of 62062 spectators.

Whereas, Stamford Bridge is the largest football stadium in London and one of the best in England and Europe.

Chelsea expected starting lineup

Arrizabalaga | Azpilicueta, Tomori, Rüdiger, James | Mount, Jorginho, Kanté | Willian, Abraham, Pulisic.

Southampton expected starting lineup

Alex McCarthy, Cédric Soares, Jack Stephens, Jan Bednarek, Ryan Bertrand, Stuart Armstrong, James Ward-Prowse, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Nathan Redmond, Shane Long, Danny Ings.

Bournemouth vs Arsenal

After 110 career appearances as a player with Arsenal from 2011 to 2016, Mikel Arteta will make his debut as the Gunners’ manager Thursday.

Arteta takes over after spending the last three and a half years as an assistant for Manchester City.

Bunched in the middle of the Premier League table, Arsenal needs a win against Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium to stay in the hunt.

Bournemouth, on the other hand, enters the match 14th in the Premier League, and have lost three consecutive home matches.

The clubs met in October, with Arsenal emerging with a 1-0 victory at the Emirates.

Arsenal expected starting lineup

Leno; Bellerin, Sokratis, Luiz, Saka; Torreira, Xhaka; Pepe, Ozil, Martinelli; Aubameyang.

Bournemouth expected starting lineup

Ramsdale; Stacey, Francis, Mepham, Simpson, Cook, Billing, Lerma, Gosling, Fraser, King.