Wolves vs Chelsea: Premier League preview and prediction

Wolves vs Chelsea prediction: 1-2 away win

Chelsea were left frustrated at Goodison Park, but were not far off a result as chances didn’t quite fall their way. You’d expect the Blues to be more prolific this time around, and face an inconsistent Wolves side who are lacking key forward Raul Jimenez.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Wolves vs Chelsea is scheduled for a 6pm GMT kick-off on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

The game will be played at Molineux.

How to watch Wolves vs Chelsea

Live stream: Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to watch the match online.

Wolves vs Chelsea team news  

Joao Moutinho is banned for Wolves. The midfielder was dismissed for collecting two yellow cards in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to local rivals Aston Villa.

Raul Jimenez is continuing the early stages of his recovery from the fractured skull he suffered last month and has been spending time with the squad at the club’s training ground while Jonny (knee) remains out.

Wolves provisional squad: Patricio, Ruddy, Kilman, Boly, Coady, Saiss, Dendoncker, Buur, Hoever, Marcal, Semedo, Ait-Nouri, Otasowie, Vitinha, Neves, Traore, Neto, Podence, Silva.

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Christian Pulisic returns to the Chelsea squad. The American winger has been sidelined by a hamstring problem but has trained well since the weekend and is in contention to start should Frank Lampard decide to change the team that lost at Everton on Saturday.

Fellow wingers Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi both need more time to recover from their hamstring injuries.

Chelsea provisional squad: Mendy, Caballero, Arrizabalaga, Rudiger, Christensen, Tomori, Zouma, Silva, Chilwell, James, Azpilicueta, Emerson, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Gilmour, Mount, Havertz, Anjorin, Pulisic, Abraham, Werner, Giroud.

Last meeting: Chelsea 2-0 Wolves (July 26, 2020)

Wolves vs Chelsea odds and betting tips (subject to change)

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