Chelsea vs West Brom
The final Premier League match in gameweek 27 is on Monday at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea, fresh from a 4-1 defeat at Watford, take on a West Brom side starring relegation in the face.
After Tottenham beat Arsenal in the north London derby, Chelsea’s top four status is under major threat.
Antonio Conte needs a win to keep the Blues in the Champions League hunt, as well as to keep his job.
Will Marcos Alonso play vs West Brom?
Many Chelsea and FPL managers are sweating over Marcos Alonso before the West Brom match.
One of the big shocks for Chelsea at Watford was the complete absence of Marcos Alonso from Antonio Conte’s XI.
Alonso has been an ever present for Chelsea this term. And fans were given no indication in the build up to the Watford game that Alonso was a doubt.
On Monday night, reports claimed that the Spanish wing-back was left out the squad as a precautionary measure.
Alonso missed Watford with a minor hamstring issue. So will that keep him out vs the Baggies?
Conte has stayed tight-lipped about his left wing-back. The official line is that Alonso will be a late decision.
There’s a split of opinion on how Chelsea will line up in attack.
Alvaro Morata is again missing, so it’s either going to be Olivier Giroud leading the line or Eden Hazard in a false nine role.