Sheffield United vs Chelsea Predicted Lineups: Likely XI for both teams 07/04/2024

Here are the predicted lineups for the upcoming Sheffield United vs Chelsea Premier League game taking place on Sunday, April 7th 2024.

 
9:15am on Saturday 6th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As Sheffield United prepares to host Chelsea at Bramall Lane on April 7, 2024, both teams are fine-tuning their strategies and lineups for this pivotal Premier League showdown.

With the current form and available squad, let's delve into the predicted lineups and key players who could make a difference in this match.

Sheffield United Predicted XI

Formation: 3-5-2

The Blades are facing a tough challenge against Chelsea, a side with a strong attacking lineup.

Key players like Oliver McBurnie and Ben Brereton Díaz will be crucial in breaking through Chelsea's defence, while the midfield's creativity and resilience could be the game-changer for Sheffield United.

Goalkeeper: Ivo Grbic

Defenders: Mason Holgate, Anel Ahmedhodzic, Jack Robinson

Midfielders: Jayden Bogle, Vinicius Souza, Oliver Arblaster, Gustavo Hamer, Ben Osborn

Forwards: Oliver McBurnie, Ben Brereton Díaz

Chelsea Predicted XI

Chelsea's lineup boasts strength across the board, with a solid defence backed by Djordje Petrovic in goal.

The midfield trio of Palmer, Gallagher, and Mudryk will support Nicolas Jackson, aiming to exploit Sheffield's defensive vulnerabilities.

Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo's roles in controlling the game's tempo will be pivotal for Chelsea's success.

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Goalkeeper: Djordje Petrovic

Defenders: Malo Gusto, Axel Disasi, Trevoh Chalobah, Marc Cucurella

Midfielders: Moisés Caicedo, Enzo Fernández; Cole Palmer, Conor Gallagher, Mykhaylo Mudryk

Forward: Nicolas Jackson

Key Players

Sheffield United: Oliver McBurnie’s knack for crucial goals and Gustavo Hamer's midfield dominance will be essential for Sheffield United's chances.

27 yrs - ST (C) - Sheffield Utd
70 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1025
Played matches
18
5
3
Shots P90
2.20
Shots On target P90
1.23
Successful passing %
61%
Final third passes P90
14.41

Chelsea: Cole Palmer's creative prowess and Nicolas Jackson's finishing ability will be key for Chelsea to unlock Sheffield United's defence.

21 yrs - AM (R), F (C) - Chelsea
95 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1846
Played matches
25
13
8
Shots P90
3.22
Shots On target P90
1.41
Successful passing %
84%
Final third passes P90
23.55

Full Predicted Lineups

Sheffield United Predicted Lineup: Ivo Grbic, Mason Holgate, Anel Ahmedhodzic, Jack Robinson, Jayden Bogle, Vinicius Souza, Oliver Arblaster, Gustavo Hamer, Ben Osborn, Oliver McBurnie, Ben Brereton Díaz.

Chelsea Predicted Lineup: Djordje Petrovic, Malo Gusto, Axel Disasi, Trevoh Chalobah, Marc Cucurella, Moisés Caicedo, Enzo Fernández, Cole Palmer, Conor Gallagher, Mykhaylo Mudryk, Nicolas Jackson.

For all of the analysis of Sheffield United vs Chelsea as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQs

What formation is Sheffield United expected to use? Sheffield United is expected to line up in a 3-5-2 formation.

Who are the key players for Chelsea in this match? Cole Palmer and Nicolas Jackson are the key players for Chelsea.

What is the significance of this match? This match is crucial for both teams as they seek to secure their positions in the Premier League standings.

Can Sheffield United’s defence withstand Chelsea’s attack? With strategic planning and key performances, Sheffield United’s defence can put up a strong fight against Chelsea’s attack.

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