Eleven games into the 2018 / 2019 season and everything appears rosy down at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea, as I write, occupying second place in the table and remaining unbeaten, after winning eight fixtures and drawing the other three.
Today, the visitors to Stamford Bridge are Everton, with the blue half of Merseyside sitting in mid-table.
In midweek, Chelsea laboured to a 1-0 win in Belarus, against Bate Borisov, hopefully, the performance will be a lot slicker and more polished against a side that seems to play better at home than they do away.
With the kick-off looming large on the horizon and with the atmosphere building, we are now able to bring you the team-sheets:
Starting with Chelsea:
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 11, 2018
Continuing with our visitors Everton:
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— Everton (@Everton) November 11, 2018
Fingers crossed we’ll all be smiling come the sounding of the final whistle.
Up the Chels!