Alexis benched, Ozil left out & still no start for Hazard

This game will mark the first in 21 years that Arsenal will have to cope with the added pressure of recuperating after a Thursday game, something which is much different than the normal Tuesday/Wednesday to Saturday structure that they were used to under the Champions League format.

The Blues have gone on to get wins over Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and Leicester City, however no performance was more impressive than their last.

Mourinho, however, had claimed that it has become "trendy to play with five defenders", casually lumping the Italian's wing-backs - lauded for their consistent ability to create width higher up the pitch - in with the three standard centre-backs.

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Arsenal have earned convincing home victories over all their main Premier League rivals in recent seasons but have continued to struggle in big games away from the Emirates. However, on the last two occasions that the sides have met, Arsenal have come out victorious.

First to Community Shield in a penalty shootout, before defeating them 2-1 in the FA Cup final earlier in the year thanks to goals from Alexis and Aaron Ramsey.

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is expected to be out until the October global break.

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All the efforts, pressure, pleas and any skill that the squad applied proved futile as the game went on to finish 1-0 in favour of Stoke City.

For Chelsea, Eden Hazard continues to wait for his first start of the season as he continues to recover from a broken ankle.

Arsenal have officially named their line-up and substitutes to take on Chelsea in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge this afternoon. Furthermore, the Gunners have not kept a clean sheet at Stamford Bridge in their last 12 visits.

Chelsea are coming off a huge start to their Champions League campaign midweek, smashing Qarabag 6-nil at home.

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