Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Wolves: Morata, Loftus-Cheek start; Jorginho benched

Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Wolves: Morata, Loftus-Cheek start; Jorginho benched

Maurizio Sarri questioned the attitude of his Chelsea players and accused some of over-confidence after they suffered a chastening 2-1 defeat at Wolves that leaves them 10 points behind Manchester City, the Premier League leaders, before Saturday's meeting between the two clubs at Stamford Bridge.

It took 18 minutes for Chelsea to take the lead, with Ruben Loftus-Cheek trying his luck with a shot from outside the penalty area, which Conor Coady headed into the Wolves net.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek felt Chelsea were punished for a "sloppy" second half in a surprise 2-1 loss to Wolves in the Premier League on Wednesday.

It was a night to forget for Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who committed a howler to concede Wolves' equaliser.

"After the first [Wolves] goal - that was an accident because we were in full control of the match - we were suddenly another team, without the right distances, without our football".

The goal was initially awarded to Loftus-Cheek - his second in as many games and sixth of the season. I thought it was a good performance, honestly.

And Giggs believes they can close the gap through the remainder of the season.

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Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas also gets a rare start in the middle, with Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic making way.

Chelsea FC are looking to finish in the top four this season after the Blues ended up in fifth spot last term.

It lifted Wolves up to 12th and was their first win for two months after five defeats in their previous six games, but Nuno insists his side still have a long way to go.

Chelsea's busy fixture schedule means they face six games in the next 17 days before Christmas, which is surely going to be a major test of their squad depth.

Loftus-Cheek has all the physical attributes - speed, strength, height - and his technical ability on the ball is impressive.

A fine save by Patricio denied Willan a second goal for the visitors before a brilliant saving challenge from Ryan Bennett thwarted Willian.

But the hosts fought their way back into the game and got their reward just before the hour mark when Morgan Gibbs-White found Raul Jimenez.

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