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Chelsea v Huddersfield Town

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9 May 2018
Huddersfield Town v Chelsea

Striker Alvaro Morata is fit and available for selection for Chelsea. Otherwise, apart from David Luiz (knee) and Danny Drinkwater (calf), who are out for the long term, Antonio Conte has no other injury concerns.

Tom Ince (hamstring) will return to the Huddersfield Town squad, but there are injury doubts over Chris Lowe and Terence Kongolo (ankle). Danny Williams (ankle) and Michael Hefele (knee) remain sidelined.

Did you know?

Chelsea have won their last nine matches in all competitions against sides with Town in their name, scoring 32 goals and conceding just six.

Huddersfield Town won their first Premier League match  Chelseaagainst a side from London this season, winning 3-0 at Crystal Palace on the opening day – since then, they’ve lost all seven matches against London teams by an aggregate score of 22-2.

Town have not scored in 20 of their 36 Premier League matches, a feat only two sides have exceeded: Derby County, with 22 matches in 2007/08, and Leeds United, with 21 in 1996/97.

The Terriers' failure to score in 13 Premier League away matches is a joint record, with Norwich City, in 1994/95, Southampton, in 1998/99, and Middlesbrough, in 2002/03.

Club previews

Chelsea: Conte - We must be clever
Huddersfield Town: Flo - We have to fight for points

Referee: Lee Mason
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Matthew Wilkes
Fourth official: Mike Dean

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