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Alonso absent for Chelsea as Saïss comes in for Bennett

Marcos Alonso (£6.4m) misses out on a place in the Chelsea starting XI for the second Gameweek in a row this weekend.

That’s the first time he has not played a single minute in back-to-back Gameweeks all season.

In his place is Emerson Palmieri (£5.2m) who makes his second start in a row, having played all 90 minutes against Fulham in Gameweek 29.

Joining the Italian in Chelsea’s back-line is the usual suspects of David Luiz (£5.9m), returning after a Gameweek 29 benching, Antonio Rüdiger (£5.9m) and Cesar Azpilicueta (£6.3m).

With Eden Hazard (£10.8m) and Gonzalo Higuaín (£9.6m) coming back into the side following a rest in the Europa League, they are joined in the front three by Pedro (£6.3m).

The key Wolves assets are all in the starting line-up with Matt Doherty (£5.4m) restored to the starting line-up on the flanks of midfield.

Raúl Jiménez (£6.8m) and Diogo Jota (£6.1m) lead the two-man attack while Rui Patricio (£4.5m) reclaims the goalkeeper jersey from John Ruddy (£4.2m).

As Ryan Bennett (£4.2m) serves the first of a two-match suspension, Romain Saïss (£4.2m) fills in for him at centre-back.

Chelsea XI: Kepa; Emerson, Rüdiger, D Luiz, Azpiliceuta; Kovacic, Jorginho, Kante; Hazard, Higuaín, Pedro.

Wolves XI: Patricio; Boly, Coady, Saïss; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; Jota, Jiménez.

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  1. Hy liverpool
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    I'm sorry My captain 😀

  2. Bunk Morrisonland
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Classic Wolves defense. How many CS have they lost in the last 15 minutes??

  3. fedolefan
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Lol Hazard. Always shocked when he gets me points.

    1. MGD
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Haha same. Everything above 3 is a bonus with him

  4. LosBlancos
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Youre what Real needs Hazzo!

    1. EMERGING STAR
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      yeah yeah..Hallamadrid

  5. KOKAK
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    The bookie wins big, as Chelsea lose to Wolves at home! What a joke?! 😀

  6. MGD
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Hazard you beauty!

  7. Daniel - The Veteran
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Lav youuuuuuu hazaaaaaaaarrd

  8. Daniel - The Veteran
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    One more we want one more !!!!!!

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Noway mate

  9. SM001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Should have been a free out to Wolves. Obvious push on Badonkadonk.

  10. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Takes the sting out of benching Doherty

  11. Would Ed Woodward
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Traore lol

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Awful

    • Uppercut Panda - A legend i…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Hazard steals a BP from Jimmy

    • F_Ivanovic
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Nearly said before the goal that Wolves always concede late.

    • Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      I’m disappointed, Gonzalo

    • STRANGER INGS
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      That Hazard goal just earned me an 11k rise

    • Eat my goal!
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Perfecto - haz goal and baps and Chelsea still drop points

      • It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Haz stealing Jimmys max bonus 🙁

      • No Salah
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 18 days ago

        I played AWB and benched Jota, what the hell was I thinking?

        1. elchilangles
            3 months, 18 days ago

            I did the same with Jimi!

        2. Dakes.
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Aw fck off Hazard steals a Jimenez BAP too

        3. Jafooli
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Higuain very much involved in the celebrations.......looked really lively

        4. LǝgleSs e|even
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Higuain u mofo

        5. Hotdogs for Tea
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          3 baps for that goal ?

          1. TEEMU PUKKI
              3 months, 18 days ago

              Sure

          2. Garlana
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Hazard and Jimi literally saving gw.

            No mane, sterling, vardy...phew

            1. DandyDon
                3 months, 18 days ago

                This was the plan for me with Jimi and Higuain. Hazard just another goal scoring player I don’t own this week...everyone has Pogba still right?

            2. Differential (c)
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 18 days ago

              Full Time at the Bridge.

              Wolves continuing to impress. Moment of brilliance from Hazard robs them off the three points.

            3. Eytexi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 18 days ago

              11 points please Pogba to give me a century 🙂

              1. TEEMU PUKKI
                  3 months, 18 days ago

                  I just need 3 from auba

              2. tm245
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 18 days ago

                Another 8 point Hazard goal.

              3. tafrère
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 18 days ago

                Was 8k before the City game yesterday. And now 14k. In 3 gamed lmao.

              4. KOKAK
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 18 days ago

                They have paid some, wow?! Nail biting indeed! 😀

              5. fedolefan
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 18 days ago

                Good FPL match there owning Haz and Jim.