Aston Villa v Chelsea: Premier League – live!

21 June 2020 03:02
All the latest from the 4.15pm BST kick-off at Villa ParkNewcastle v Sheffield United | Cardiff City 2-0 Leeds UnitedGet in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 4.02pm BST Smith has named an unchanged team from their draw against Sheffield United: “I thought the performance was good against a team fighting for Europe. We restricted them to one shot on goal throughout the game.”The Villa boss adds that he hopes his side’s experience in midweek can help them today. 3.58pm BST Lampard explains Loftus-Cheek’s return: “He has trained brilliantly. It’s been a long injury for him. He was just getting fit before lockdown but needed games an this period has given us a chance to get him working hard.” 3.55pm BST Ready yourself for Liverpool later . Related: Liverpool will deserve full measure of praise despite the empty stands | Jonathan WIlson 3.50pm BST Do I go with crowd noise or no crowd noise? I think I am now fully a no crowd noise man. 3.43pm BST Willian only has until Tuesday to extend his Chelsea deal for a short period but he starts today, which is a good sign for the Blues. 3.38pm BST Lampard to sell Kante? He says not. Related: Lampard denies he wants to sell Kanté to fund Havertz and Chilwell moves 3.32pm BST Chelsea having to use the media lounge as a dressing room.A peek inside the Blues dressing room at Villa Park this afternoon! #AVLCHE 3.29pm BST Loftus-Cheek starts for Chelsea, which has surprised a few. He has worked very hard on getting fit after missing the entire campaign prior to the break through injury. 3.23pm BST Jacob Steinberg had a big old chat with Olivier Giroud . Related: Olivier Giroud: 'My body is ready to play a few more years at the best level' 3.18pm BST Aston Villa: Nyland, Konsa, Hause, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Douglas Luiz, Hourihane, El Ghazi, Davis, GrealishSubs: Reina, Elmohamady, Taylor, Nakamba, Jota, Tezeguet, Vassilev, Borja, Samatta 10.12am BST Good afternoon!Chelsea restart their fight for a top-four spot with a trip to Villa Park, where the goal-line technology will be looking for an improved performance following its inability to spot the ball ending up in the back of the net in midweek. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian