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Chelsea have fallen at this stage of the EFL Cup in 4 of the final six seasons, together with every of the final two (vs Manchester United in 2019-20 and Tottenham final season).
There are wholesale adjustments to Southampton as Ralph Hasenhuttl makes 9 from the draw with Burnley on Saturday, with solely Diallo and Salisu retaining their locations. Armando Broja cannot begin in opposition to his dad or mum membership, so Adam Armstrong and Adams return up prime.
It took penalty shoot-out wins for each of those sides to progress from the final spherical, with Chelsea beating Aston Villa after a 1-1 draw and Southampton seeing off Sheffield United after drawing 2-2.
The hosts come into this sport having gained every of their final 4 outings in all competitions, which began with a 3-1 victory over Southampton within the Premier League initially of the month. As for the Saints, they’ve gained simply one in every of their final eight in all competitions (D5 L2), beating Leeds United 1-0 within the league.
Thomas Tuchel makes six adjustments to the crew that swept Norwich Metropolis apart final trip. Kepa begins in objective, with Sarr, Barkley, Saul, Alonso and Ziyech additionally coming in. Chilwell, Silva, Mount, Jorginho and Rudiger drop to the bench.