Date: 24th April 2017 at 3:59pm
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After securing a place in the 2017 FA Cup Final, with a fine win over Tottenham, Chelsea resume their Premier League campaign with a visit from Southampton, on Tuesday evening.

With the lead at the top of the table cut to four points, Chelsea have no margin for error if they are going to march on to the title.

Ahead of the game we have some early team news for you to dissect.

Starting with Chelsea:

Gary Cahill missed the FA Cup semi-final after suffering from a bout of gastroenteritis, however Cahill is expected to return to captain the side.

At Wembley, Antonio Conte decided not to start with either Eden Hazard or Diego Costa, both are expected to be named in the starting eleven to face Southampton.

At his pre-match press conference today, Antonio Conte confirmed nobody had picked up an injury against Tottenham.

Continuing with Southampton:

A familiar face will be returning to face Chelsea this Tuesday evening, Oriel Romeu has served a two-match ban and will be in the Southampton midfield.

Sam McQueen is unlikely to feature due to a minor groin strain whilst long-term absentees Matt Targett and Charlie Austin will also be absent.

 
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