Fulham vs Chelsea: preview, team news, possible line-ups, kick off time

Fulham vs Chelsea: preview, team news, possible line-ups, kick off time

- Fulham vs Chelsea's Premier League encounter will hold on Sunday, March 3

- Defender Alfie Mawson and goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli are out with injuries for Fulham

- Fulham have won just one of their last 32 League meetings with Chelsea

Fulham will host London rivals Chelsea on Sunday, March 3, at the Craven Cottage in what is expected to be a tough Premier League encounter between these two teams.

Chelsea will go into this duel with the hope of increasing their points on the Premier League standings as a win cannot even change their position from sixth.

Fulham on the other hand are currently occupying 19th position on the Premier League standings and they recently sacked manager Claudio Ranieri duo to how they are battling relegation this term.

Ranieri lasted just 106 days at the club and leaves Fulham 10 points from safety with 10 games left to play this season.

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Defender Alfie Mawson and goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli are out with injuries for Fulham. Andre Schurrle is out as he recovers from a virus.

Chelsea have no fresh injury concerns, but Sarri could rotate his squad after a challenging series of fixtures.

Fulham have won just one of their last 32 league meetings with Chelsea beating them 1-0 in the Premier League in March 2006.

They have also lost all nine of their Premier League London derby matches this season, while Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 17 Premier League games against them.

Possible line-ups:

Fulham: Rico; Odoi, Ream, Nordtveit, Bryan; Cairney, Chambers, Seri; Babel, Mitrovic, Sessegnon

Chelsea: Caballero; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso; Jorginho, Kante, Barkley; Pedro, Higuain, Hazard.

Meanwhile, 3:05pm is the kickoff time for this Premier League encounter.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester City moved to the top of the Premier League standings on Saturday, March 2, after Riyad Mahrez's only goal gave them a 1-0 win over Bournemouth.

Despite playing a 1-1 draw at home against Arsenal, Tottenham are still occupying third position on the Premier League standings with 61 points.

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