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Chelsea vs AFC Bournemouth: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time, team news and prediction

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Chelsea face AFC Bournemouth in their first Premier League game back following the World Cup break.

Graham Potter’s side resume against newly-promoted Bournemouth and will be hoping to get back to winning ways after going winless in their previous five league outings.

Chelsea have lost their last three league games – against Brighton & Hove Albion, Arsenal and Newcastle United – which has seen them slip down the table.

It was an intense period for Chelsea after Potter’s arrival in September. He will have hoped some time away from playing will have enabled him to instil his ideas on the squad ahead of the restart.

Here is all the information for the league encounter:

Date, kick-off-time and location

The Premier League clash between Chelsea and AFC Bournemouth will kick-off at 5.30pm (UK) today (December 27), with the game being held at Stamford Bridge, London.

How to watch Chelsea vs AFC Bournemouth

It will be available to watch live on Amazon Prime Video Sport.

Chelsea team news to face AFC Bournemouth

Wesley Fofana will miss Tuesday’s clash due to a knee injury sustained in the friendly against Brentford. His return has been prolonged after a recurring problem which has ruled him out since October.

Reece James is pushing to be involved, while Ben Chilwell and Ruben Loftus-Cheek won’t be available for the game.

Armando Broja joins N’Golo Kante in the medical room after a season-ending anterior cruciate ligament injury and won’t play any further part this season.

Mason Mount missed the 5-1 friendly win against Brentford due to a slight calf strain but has since returned to training and in contention to start for Bournemouth’s visit to the capital.

Prediction

Chelsea 2-1 AFC Bournemouth

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