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Chelsea face fixture congestion in December

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The Premier League board recently released a schedule of Premier League matches to held during the festive period.

A fixture schedule, which will see Chelsea play matches without proper rest before heading to the next.

Chelsea have a lot on their hands looking at the fixtures for december.

The fixtures suggest Chelsea have two difficult times to face:

1. Lampard and his men will travel to face Everton away in an early kickoff schdule.

2. Two days later, the blues upon arrival from Everton fixture will face Aston Villa at the bridge in a late kick off game.

The fixtures suggest Chelsea will see a run of four games with only two days to rest between each matches.

  • Everton vs Chelsea
  • Chelsea vs Aston Villa
  • Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea
  • Arsenal vs Chelsea

The problem is how Lampard will rotate the team considering Willian, Pedro, Christian Pulisic on the wings.

The mangement skill of Frank Lampard will come to play when the fixture congestions start in december 2019. Although Lampard still have to luxury of bringing players from the development squad to fit in.

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