Watford v Chelsea: Hazard on the bench

first_imgEden Hazard returns to the Chelsea substitutes’ bench for the game against Watford at Vicarage Road.Hazard impressed in Sunday’s FA Cup win at MK Dons but boss Guus Hiddink has reverted back to the same line-up that started Chelsea’s last league game, at Arsenal.It means Gary Cahill, Baba Rahman and Ruben Loftus-Cheek also drop back to the bench, with John Mikel Obi, Cesar Azpilicueta and Willian returning to the starting XI.Willian picked up a knock after coming on as a substitute at the weekend but has been passed fit. New signing Alexandre Pato is not yet considered fit enough to be involved.The home side make two changes, with Sebastian Prödl and José Holebas coming in for Miguel Britos and Nathan Ake.Britos is ill, while on-loan Chelsea youngster Ake is ineligible to play against his parent club.Watford: Gomes; Paredes, Prödl, Cathcart, Holebas; Behrami, Watson, Capoue; Jurado; Deeney, Ighalo.Subs: Pantilimon, Nyom, Anya, Suarez, Guedioura, Abdi, Amrabat.Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Oscar; Costa.Subs: Begovic, Cahill, Baba Rahman, Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Traore, Hazard.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img