Chelsea vs Burnley H2H:
Chelsea FC enjoys a superior head-to-head rating against Burnley with the blues having won most of the encounter against Burnley. They both have met this season with Chelsea taking the win in the game.
Chelsea defeated Burnley in the first leg of their Premier League encounter at the Turf Moor with Hakim Ziyech, Kurt Zouma and Timo Werner finding the net to give the Blues the win.
Chelsea form in the last four matches (LWLD):
Chelsea 1-3 Man City
Fulham 0-1 Chelsea
Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea
Chelsea 0-0 Wolverhampton.
Chelsea are not really in the best form in the last few weeks with the blues winning only one of their last four matches in the Premier League.
The blues last game was a goalless draw against Wolverhampton at Stamford Bridge, a game that marks the beginning of Thomas Tuchel’s era as the club’s manager.
Thomas Tuchel first game as a Chelsea manager will be against Wolverhampton in the Premier League. The blues will kick off Thomas Tuchel’s era when they host Wolves at Stamford bridge today.
Burnley form in the last four matches (LLWW):
Burnley 0-1 Man United
West Ham 1-0 Burnley
Liverpool 0-1 Burnley
Burnley 3-2 Aston Villa.
Burnley is currently in a tricky form with Sean Dyche doing a marvellous job at the Turf Moor. Burnley should not be underrated by Chelsea especially after the handed Liverpool a shocking defeat at the Anfield to end their 68 games unbeaten at home.
What will be Thomas Tuchel’s formation for the game?
Thomas Tuchel is known for his flexible in approaching games. He rarely uses one formation or maintain a steady lineup as he constantly tweaks his team to get the needed result.
Thomas Tuchel used a 3-4-3 in his first game against Wolverhampton with Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger and Caesar Azpilicuelta playing a three-man centre back role while Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho played in a double six. Callum Hudson Odoi and Ben Chilwell were deployed as a wing back to assist Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Oliver Giroud in the attack.
The formation did work and Thomas Tuchel quickly changed it in the second half to a 4-3-3 and Chelsea started creating chances but were unfortunate not to win the game.
Thomas Tuchel will likely adopt the 4-3-3 formation after the formation proved effective in the last game.
Who will make the team’s lineup?
Thomas Tuchel will no doubt choose the suitable player for the game but he is likely to go with this lineup against Burnley.
Goalkeeper: Kepa Arizaballaga.
Defenders: Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger.
Midfielders: N’golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Kai Havertz.
Wingers: Christain Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech.
Striker: Timo Werner.
This is how Thomas Tuchel will likely line up his team on Sunday.
The question is – Will Thomas Tuchel succeeds at Chelsea?