In total, Thomas Tuchel brings nine new faces to his Start-XI Kurt Zouma and Mateo Kovacic are the two who keep their place after the victory on Wednesday The Croatian starts for the 100th Times in blue

Kepa is in goal and Emerson is expected to be part of the final three as he did in the preliminary round at Barnsley. Andreas Christensen returns from illness and captain Mason Mount from suspension

Olivier Giroud leads the line and there’s a place in midfield for Billy Gilmour Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ben Chilwell are the full-backs

Dave Bassett was responsible for the last time Sheffield Utd won at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Adrian Littlejohn and Brian Deane secured the 2-1 win in October 1992. Andy Townsend scored for Chelsea Sheffield United has not conceded a goal in 98 years der Brücke The Blades have since conceded in all of our 32 home and cup games

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