Chelsea will hope to improve their miserable Premier League form under Graham Potter as they face west London rivals Fulham tonight at Craven Cottage.

Chelsea have just one win out of their last eight in the Premier League and sit 10th in the table, three points behind a Fulham side who won three in a row in the competition.

Chelsea’s poor run was compounded by their 4-0 defeat to Manchester City in the FA Cup this weekend, but Potter is still said to have the backing of the Stamford Bridge hierarchy.

The Blues have been boosted by the loan signing of Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid, as Fulham look to build on their impressive start to the season under Marco Silva.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League fixture.

When is Fulham vs Chelsea?

The match will kick off at 8pm BST on Thursday 12 January.

Is Fulham vs Chelsea on TV and is there a live stream?

The match will be shown live on BT Sport 1, with coverage starting at 7pm BST. BT Sport customers can also stream the match live on the BT Sport app and website.

What is the team news?

Fulham will be without top-scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic. The striker picked up his fifth yellow card of the season against Leicester and serves a one-match suspension. Shane Duffy has not yet recovered from illness, while Neeskens Kebano remains a long-term injury absentee.

Chelsea will have Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang available after a back injury, but Christian Pulisic is still a couple of months away from returning and Raheem Sterling is also not close to a comeback. Ben Chilwell, Reuben Loftus-Cheek, Reece James and N’Golo Kante remain out, while the club are waiting to hear whether new signing Joao Felix was registered in time to feature.

Predicted line-ups

Fulham: Leno; Tete, Ream, Adarabioyo, Robinson; Reed, Palhinha; De Cordova-Reid, Pereira, Willian; Vinicius

Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Koulibaly, Silva, Cucurella; Kovacic, Zakaria, Jorginho; Ziyech, Havertz, Mount

Odds

Fulham: 5/2

Draw: 11/4

Chelsea: 6/5

Prediction

Fulham 1-1 Chelsea



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