Chelsea host Aston Villa in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night with both clubs coming off impressive victories in the Premier League at the weekend.
The Blues beat Tottenham 3-0 in north London while the Villains cruised past Everton by the same scoreline at Villa Park.
However, these two sides have already met in the Premier League this season and Thomas Tuchel’s team saw off Dean Smith’s outfit again with a 3-0 scoreline.
When is Chelsea vs Aston Villa?
The match kicks off at 7.45pm on Wednesday 22 September at Stamford Bridge.
Is Chelsea vs Aston Villa on TV and is there a live stream?
Sky Sports are showing Manchester United vs West Ham United live on Wednesday night so unfortunately the Chelsea vs Aston Villa game in not live on TV.
The Carabao Cup had been streaming non-televised games involving Premier League teams during last season’s competition, but that is no longer the case.
Metro.co.uk will have all the reaction to the game.
Chelsea vs Aston Villa team news
The Blues are still missing Edouard Mendy and Christian Pulisic through injury and Thomas Tuchel has said he will look to hand playing time to those who have been out of the starting XI of late.
The likes of Saul Niguez, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell are all likely to start on Wednesday night.
Aston Villa will be without a few players through injury, including Matty Cash, Matt Targett, John McGinn, Leon Bailey and Keinan Davis.
Chelsea vs Aston Villa odds
13/2 Aston Villa
Odds courtesy of Betfair
Chelsea vs Aston Villa head-to-head in last five meetings
11 Sep 2021: Chelsea 3-0 Aston Villa – Premier League
23 May 2021: Aston Villa 2-1 Chelsea – Premier League
28 Dec 2020: Chelsea 1-1 Aston Villa – Premier League
21 Jun 2020: Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea – Premier League
04 Dec 2019: Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa – Premier League
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