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Chelsea V Sheffield Wednesday – FA Cup Fourth Round Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will be buoyed by their penalty shootout success against Tottenham in the Carabao Cup and will head into the FA Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday with renewed confidence.

Manager Maurizio Sarri had questioned his players’ motivation prior to last night’s win but the team responded with a very good display. The Blues boss will want to keep up the momentum on Sunday.

New signing Gonzalo Higuain is likely to feature against Wednesday, with many hoping that the Argentinian forward can make a good first impression in English football.

Chelsea’s opponents are 16th in the Championship currently, but they have recently turned a corner in terms of results after wins against Luton in the cup and Wigan in the league last weekend.

Chelsea are in pretty good shape on the injury front. Andreas Christensen is a doubt for the match due to a hamstring injury but Ruben Loftus-Cheek has recovered from a back problem. Marco van Ginkel is out for the long term with a knee injury.

For the Owls, caretaker manager Steve Agnew could still be without key man Fernando Forestieri, who is suffering from a hamstring issue.

The bookmakers have the Blues as strong favourites with Betway having them at 1/4. A draw is 13/2 at Bet365 while a Wednesday win is currently priced at 12/1 with Betfred.

Chelsea’s Predicted XI To Face Sheffield Wednesday:

Caballero, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Emerson, Kovacic, Ampadu, Barkley, Pedro, Higuain, Willian

Sheffield Wednesday’s Predicted XI:

Westwood, Palmer, Lees, Hector, Fox, Reach, Hutchison, Bannan, Matias, Fletcher, Boyd

Predicted Score – 3-0 to Chelsea

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