Huddersfield Town vs Chelsea prediction: Huddersfield Town 1-3 Chelsea
Maurizio Sarri makes his Premier League debut in charge of Chelsea in West Yorkshire with two new additions to welcome ahead of the trip.
The arrivals of Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mateo Kovacic have softened the blow of the departure of Thibaut Courtois and the pair could make their first appearances in the club’s opening fixture.
Last season, a draw at Stamford Bridge saw Huddersfield maintain their Premier League status and the Terriers will hope to kick their campaign off in style on Saturday.
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Huddersfield Town vs Chelsea: Who will win?
David Wagner’s side are at 11/2 to cause an upset on Saturday by defeating Chelsea.
Bet365 rate a draw at 3/1.
Sarri starting Premier League life with a win at the Kirklees Stadium is at 8/13.
Huddersfield Town vs Chelsea match preview
The Terriers are gearing up for just their second season in the Premier League after David Wanger’s side spectacularly secured survival last season.
Huddersfield will be looking to improve upon their home form from last season, with the Terriers winning just six games at the Kirklees Stadium last campaign.
The West Yorkshire club welcomed six new arrivals this summer which they hope will allow them to better last season’s close call with relegation.
Following a hectic summer in West London, Chelsea look in very good shape ahead of the new season, with Maurizio Sarri in charge, Jorginho, Kovacic arrived and Kepa signed to replace Courtois.
The Blues started the season with defeat in the Community Shield at the hands of Premier League champions Manchester City; a match in which Sarri will be hoping to learn from and makes changes ahead of Saturday.
Chelsea appear to have found a new lease of life in the appointment of Sarri and a better season than last can be expected at Stamford Bridge.
Huddersfield Town team news vs Chelsea
Elias Kachunga and Jonas Lossl are both doubts for the Terriers, whilst Erik Durm and Danny Williams have been ruled out through injury.
Chelsea team news vs Huddersfield Town
Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mateo Kovacic will be available to make their debuts for the club since arriving from Spain on Transfer Deadline Day.
Chelsea had a number of players reach the semi-finals of the World Cup meaning the likes of N’Golo Kante, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard, Michy Batshuayi and Olivier Giroud are doubts.
Huddersfield Town predicted line-up vs Chelsea
Chelsea predicted line-up vs Huddersfield Town
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