Chelsea’s push towards the Premier League title hit a small stumbling block last weekend as they lost at home to Crystal Palace, but with Bournemouth Saturday’s opponents and the win over Man City on Wednesday, there’s hope Antonio Conte will turn things back around once again.
Blues fans here in the Tavern have been absolutely delighted with some of the football they’ve seen this season and they have every right to be – Conte has made them a feared and offensive unit in a short space of time and the future is looking extremely bright at Stamford Bridge.
With the likes of Manchester City, United and Arsenal all struggling for form right now, this is an excellent chance for the Blues to become the dominant force in English football.
If they can add to their league success with some European glory then we might be looking at one of the most successful managers to have ever managed at the Bridge.
And even our stickler of a landlord feels this current Chelsea side deserves credit for the way they’ve gone about their business this season, he’s tipped them to win the division again next season.
And with a mid-table Cherries side next up, we can only see a Blues win in this one.
So with that in mind, here’s the starting XI Conte should go with that has the potential to smash Bournemouth this weekend…