Confirmed: Chelsea line up vs Manchester City. Thomas Tuchel makes five changes

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel makes five changes from the side that defeated Tottenham 1-0 in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night to face Manchester City today.

Thiago Silva replaces Andreas Christensen in defence while N’Golo Kante starts ahead of Jorginho.

Marcos Alonso and Christian Pulisic both start ahead of Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Mount. Hakim Ziyech is the final change from midweek, with the Moroccan adding some attacking threat in the final third with Romelu Lukaku.

Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta (c), Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Sarr, Alonso; Kante, Kovacic; Ziyech, Pulisic; Lukaku

Subs: Bettinelli, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Mount, Saul, Havertz, Werner

Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Cancelo; Rodrigo, De Bruyne (c); Bernardo, Sterling, Foden; Grealish

Subs: Steffen, Dias, Gundogan, Jesus, Fernandinho, Mbete, McAtee, Lavia, Wilson-Esbrand

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