London Derby Preview : Chelsea Vs Arsenal


The first London derby kicks off at Stamford bridge with Chelsea hosting there rival Arsenal.. The game is set to be an early kick off match with both team managers at logger heads with each other after refusing to shake each other at the end of the community shield.

 The defending champions haven't started the defense of their title yet,  picking four points out of fifteen, and sitting  on the table at a position shy of the relegation teams. Having played there best game in the the mid-week champions league disposing Maccabi 4-0. They will banking on that result to kick off there season. Jose mourinho would be without William who picked up an injury on Wednesday. Also Oscar,Falcao and Pedro are all doubtful for the match. Its left to see maybe Terry and Ivanovic will start the match and Harzard would pick up his form.

Arsene Wenger's men lost surprisingly to Dynamo Zagreb. And visiting Jose's men at Stamford bridge hasn't been a pleasant  for him too.. although he took his very first victory over Jose at the community shield at the beginning of the season. Theo Walcot is expected to lead the line up after scoring 11 out of 11 start, also Mertesacker is expected to feature after missing four games due to illness. Petr Cech is expected to return to his old club.

The game is to kick of 12:25pm.. With both teams not wanting to settle for a draw. Its the EPL showdown of the week.


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