EPL 2012-13: Chelsea vs Norwich City Preview


EPL: Chelsea vs Norwich City Preview
London, Oct 5: Chelsea look to dominate on top of the Premier League table as they welcome 18th place Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Canaries will be hoping to get the best result at the Bridge, at least a point, but that seems impossible against the European Champions who return home after an emphatic 4-0 victory over Danish champions Nordsjaelland.

With just 3 points in six Premier League games, Norwich are yet to taste victory after winning promotion to the top flight. Chelsea, on the other hand, remain unbeaten with 16 points in six games.

Juan Mata is in sublime for the Blues, the Spanish playmaker has scored four goals and has provided four assists so far.

Norwich manager Chris Hughton will be hoping to grab victory but he might have to wait for a while since they host Arsenal in the coming week after the against Chelsea.

Blues striker Daniel Sturridge remains injured with a hamstring injury while Sebastian Bassong is sidelined for Norwich.


*Last season, Chelsea beat Norwich 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.

*Chelsea are still unbeaten in six games with 16 points.

*Norwich City have drawn three and lost three this season.

Probable Lineups:

Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Cech-Cole, Terry, Cahill, Azpilicueta-Lampard, Mikel-Mata, Hazard, Oscar-Torres.

Norwich City (4-4-2): Ruddy-Martin, Barnett, Turner, Garrido-Snodgrass, Howson, Johnson, Surman-Hoolahan, Morison.

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