Chelsea take on Aston villa at Villa Park
after three-and-half-month hiatus, the Blues are in match action once more as we seek to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League. With nine league games left, it’s all to play for, and here we have all the information you need to know on the game and how to follow it.
Astron Villa vs Chelsea kick-off time
The match starts at 4.15 pm UK time on Sunday 21 June.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea venue
Villa Park will host the fixture, which will take place behind closed doors with no supporters present because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea pre-match press conference
Frank Lampard will be conducting his pre-match press conference via video link at 1.30pm on Friday 19 June and you can watch it live on the 5th Stand App.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea on TV
The match is being broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK, with coverage starting at 4pm.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea live commentary
There will be live text commentary updates on the 5th Stand app and this website, as well as updates on our @chelseafc Twitter account.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea audio commentary
Chelsea TV will be providing live audio commentary on the 5th Stand app and this website.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea head to head
In the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge in December, we beat Aston Villa 2-1 with goals from Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount. We have won on each of our last two trips to Villa Park, in 2015 and 2016
Aston Villa vs Chelsea head to head record
Chelsea and Aston Villa meet for the 50th time in the Premier League, with the Blues winning 25 of the games, and Villa 12.
Chelsea have won our past five league games against Aston Villa, our best winning run against the Villans.
Aston Villa have lost nine of their last 10 Premier League games against Chelsea, winning the other at Villa Park in March 2014.
In the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge on 4 December, the Blues won 2-1 with goals from Tammy Abraham (24) and Mason Mount (48). Trezeguet (41) scored for Villa.
Our 8-0 equal all-time best league win was against Aston Villa in December 2012, with Frank Lampard scoring one of the goals.
Chelsea injury news
Prior to the break, the Blues had a lengthy injury list, including long-term absentees Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Christian Pulisic. The pause in action has given them time to recover and that pair have been involved in our behind-closed-door friendlies. Jorginho is serving the second of a two-match suspension.
Aston Villa injury news
Aston Villa welcome John McGinn back for their game against Sheffield United on Wednesday evening, after
Biggest league win for each team:
Chelsea 8-0 Aston Villa 2012/13
Aston Villa 7-1 Chelsea 1951/52
Chelsea’s biggest win at Villa Park was 6-2 in 1966/67
Last meeting at Villa Park
ASTON VILLA 0 CHELSEA 4
Villa Park, 02.04.16, 12.45pm
Aston Villa (4-2-3-1): Guzan; Hutton, Richards (c), Lescott, Cissokho; Sanchez (Bacuna 66), Westwood; Gil (Grealish 66), Gueye (Lyden 82), J Ayew; Gestede
Unused subs: Bunn, Okore, Veretout, Sinclair.
Caretaker Manager: Eric Black
Sent off: Hutton 84 (two yellow cards)
Booked: Gueye, Cissokho, Sanchez, Westwood