Both teams square up for only the 14th time in all competitions. Chelsea have prevailed in 10 of the previous 13 meetings, Bournemouth winning the other three (all in the league). Chelsea and Bournemouth have never drawn.

The first meeting in the League Cup was over two legs in 1994/95. The first game at the Bridge on 21 September 1994 was decided by a first-half David Rocastle volley from the edge of the box after a Dennis Wise corner.

Biggest win at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea was 3-0 (12/26/2016) in Premier League.

Current Chelsea squad is: 

Forwards: Eden Hazard, Willian, Pedro, Álvaro Morata, Olivier Giroud, Lucas Piazón

Midfilders: Cesc Fàbregas, Danny Drinkwater, N’Golo Kanté, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Davide Zappacosta, Marcos Alonso, Ross Barkley, Victor Moses, Marco van Ginkel, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Mateo Kovačić

Defenders: Gary Cahill, César Azpilicueta, Emerson Palmieri, Andreas Christensen, Ethan Ampadu, David Luiz, Antonio Rüdiger

Goalkeepers: Willy Caballero, Robert Green, Kepa Arrizabalaga

Possible Lineups

TV, stream, kick-off, tickets, team news

Chelsea’s previous match was against Brighton in Premier League, Matchday 17 (12/16). The Blues won the game with a result of 1-2.

Football League Cum, quarter-final, Chelsea vs Bournemouth, kicks off at 19:45 BST at the Stamfors Bridge on Wednesday, 19 December.

Tickets for Chelsea game at the Stamford Bridge can be purchased on the official Chelsea F.C. website.

The match will be aired live on NBC Sports (U.S.). NBC Sports (U.S.) subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the NBC Sports app (U.S.).