Chelsea will have to put aside their feelings for Frank Lampard if they want to advance in the Carabao Cup. With both managers seeking their first trophy, neither will want to go out cheaply, regardless of the emotions or quality gap.
Frank Lampard vanquished his former manager Jose Mourinho to reach the next round of the Carabao Cup. Now he has to get through his long-time club. Nope, not a whiff of shadiness around that fifth-round draw, nope, none.
Let’s take a look at who Maurizio Sarri could field in his first team tonight at Stamford Bridge.
The Bank Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Burnley FC
Forwards: Victor Moses, Olivier Giroud, Callum Hudson-Odoi
Midfielders: Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Mateo Kovacic, Cesc Fabregas
Defenders: Emerson Palmieri, Gary Cahill, Andreas Christensen, Davide Zappacosta
Goalkeeper: Willy Caballero