Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa in the FA Cup last week has set the standard for performances between now and the end of the season.
It demonstrated what this team is really capable of when they play at their best. Unfortunately, for manager Mauricio Pochettino, such displays have been few and far between during his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues boss will be hoping that the Villa game is the shot in the arm the squad needs to put together a consistent run of results in the coming weeks and months.
Press the next page as we predict Chelsea’s starting lineup for the game against Crystal Palace on Monday night.