Chelsea enjoyed their best afternoon in the Premier League so far this weekend and boy are their fans here in the Tavern delighted about it!
The Blues demolished Manchester United 4-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, laying down a serious marker of their own, despite some slight criticism coming their way over the past few weeks.
Antonio Conte deserves plenty of credit for the result – his side outfought, outsmarted and outplayed United and on another day, it might have been a whole lot worse for the Red Devils.
But what the result should do more than anything is give the Italian’s side increased confidence going into their EFL Cup tie with West Ham United in the week.
Even the landlord is tipping the Blues to go far in the tournament and who can blame him after the stellar showing at the Bridge this weekend.
But how should Conte line up his troops for the crunch tie against the Hammers? Should it be a chance to rest some big stars or should he set out to ensure the win?
With that in mind, here’s our Chelsea XI that we think will do the business against the Hammers…
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