The Blues reached the competition’s final last season and will be hoping to do the same this term. Their opponents are mid-table in the Championship and have only won two of their last ten league fixtures.
Norwich’s poor form and the busy fixture list is likely to mean Antonio Conte makes changes to his side. Ethan Ampadu could get another start while Michy Batshuayi should lead the attack ahead of Álvaro Morata, who is struggling for form.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Chelsea side it believes will start the game.
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