CHELSEA host Everton as they look to get their European charge back on track.
The Blues were held 2-2 by Bournemouth in their last Premier League outing and have won just one of their last five top-flight matches.
Frank Lampard eased any pressure though with a morale-boosting FA Cup win over Liverpool in midweek and victory here would put the Blues 11 points ahead of the visitors.
Everton are looking to make a late charge for Europe themselves, but are winless in two after being beaten at Arsenal and held at home by Man Utd.
What time is kick-off?
THIS Premier League clash will be part of Sky's Super Sunday on March 8.
Kick-off is set for 2pm.
When Everton visited Stamford Bridge last season, they left with a well-earned point following a drab 0-0 draw.
This meeting marks a return to his old stomping ground for former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
YOU can catch all the action live on Sky Sports Premier League, Main Event and Ultra HD.
Coverage on all channels begins at 1pm.
Sky customers should download the Sky Go app on their mobile device to stream wherever they are.
While non-subscribers can watch by grabbing a NOW TV day pass from just £9.99.
In the USA, this match will be broadcast simultaneously on the NBC App and NBC SN.
What is the team news?
Chelsea XI: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma, Alonso, Mount, Gilmour, Barkley, Willian, Giroud, Pedro
Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Tomori, James, Broja, Anjorin, Batshuayi
Everton XI: Pickford, Sidibe, Holgate, Keane, Digne, Sigurdsson, Andre Gomes, Davies, Bernard, Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison
Subs: Stekelenburg, Baines, Mina, Iwobi, Walcott, Kean, Gordon
There will be plenty of eyes on how Kepa Arrizabalaga gets on in goal for Chelsea today.
Kepa’s future remains in serious doubt, despite joining for a world-record fee in 2018.
A series of mistakes cost him his place in the team for six matches with Willy Cabellero coming in – but the Argentine failed to keep a clean sheet in that time.
Spaniard Arrizabalaga returned against Liverpool on Tuesday night, making some fine saves as Chelsea progressed to the FA Cup quarters.
Reports have linked the Blues with Turkish stopper Ugurcan Cakir and Dean Henderson, with Nick Pope and Andre Onana also rumoured targets.
Boss Frank Lampard played under Ancelotti during the Italian’s two-year reign here.
And he has been full of praise for the Everton manager ahead of today's game.
He said: “I want to give a big welcome back to Carlo Ancelotti, a manager I have so much respect for.
“I loved working for him and I’m sure he’ll get a good reception from the fans after what he achieved in his time at Stamford Bridge.”
CARLO COMES BACK
As I have said, it is a return to Stamford Bridge for Carlo Ancelotti this afternoon.
He spent two seasons in West London between 2009 and 2011, winning 67 of his 109 matches in charge.
The Italian won the Premier League and FA Cup double in 2010 but no trophies the following season meant he was sacked, despite an overall win percentage of 63 per cent in the Premier League.
Now he will finally have the chance to say his goodbyes to the Blues fans, who will no doubt give him a warm welcome.
BILLY THE BRILLIANT
Billy Gilmour bossed the Liverpool game on Tuesday, putting in an exceptional performance way beyond his 18 years.
He will play in the most deep-lying midfield role with Mason Mount on one side and ex-Everton man (wait for the boos from the away fans) advancing either side.
In his programme notes, Lampard hailed Gilmour.
The boss said: “Everyone was talking about Billy Gilmour afterwards and rightly so.
“He deserved his chance because of the way he has trained with the first team this season and he showed great personality in the game too.”
TOFFEES LINE UP
Carlo Ancelotti has kept Gylfi Sigurdsson in his side for this afternoon's clash here at Stamford Bridge.
He looks set to start on the right with Bernard on the left and that dynamic duo of Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison up top together.
Jordan Pickford keeps his place in goal despite another error last weekend, allowing Bruno Fernandes' strike to fly past him.
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