Chelsea name weakened side
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has rested some of his star players for tonight’s EFL Cup match at home to Bristol Rovers, including his Premier League match-winning striker Diego Costa.
Star signing Michy Batshuayi comes into the team in his place whilst his fellow Belgian Eden Hazard drops to the bench in place of Victor Moses.
Chelsea XI: Begovic, Aina, Cahill, Ivanovic (c), Azpilicueta, Pedro, Fabregas, Matic, Moses, Loftus-Cheek, Batshuayi
Subs: Courtois, Terry, Chalobah, Oscar, Hazard, Solanke, Diego Costa
Bristol Rovers XI: Mildenhall; Leadbitter, Lockyer, Clarke, Hartley, Brown; Clarke, Lines, Bodin; James, Harrison.
Subs: Puddy, Easter, Clarke, Montano, Broom, Taylor, Gaffney