Date: 18th December 2017 at 5:53pm
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The games continue to come thick and fast as the festive season approaches.

Hard-on-the-heels of our clash with the south-coast based side Southampton, in the Premier League, we welcome another south-coast side, Bournemouth, to Stamford Bridge.

The game is a League Cup quarter-final tie with the winners headed off to a two-legged semi-final.

The tie has to be decided on the night, although, hopefully, Chelsea will put it to bed inside the allotted ninety minutes.

Ahead of the game we are now able to bring you the names of those officiating:

? Referee – Lee Mason

? Assistant Referee – Harry Lennard

? Assistant Referee – Matthew Wilkes

? Fourth Official – Mike Jones

With regards to the referee, Lee Mason, he has taken charge of 11 games this season, issuing 25 yellow cards and 2 red cards.

So far, this season, Lee Mason has taken charge of the following games involving Chelsea this season:

? 9 Sep – Premier League – Leicester City 1 Chelsea 2 – yellow cards issued 1, red cards issued 0