Chelsea predicted XI v West Bromwich Albion

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Chelsea fans have something to prove this weekend as Jose Mourinho challenged them to improve Stamford Bridge's atmosphere after their dour 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers in early November.

Currently sitting top of the Premier League table, four points clear of Southampton, Mourinho's side will be gunning for all three points again this Saturday as they welcome 13th placed West Brom to Stamford Bridge.

Since their 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Anfield in their last game before the international break a few things have changed.

Playmaker Oscar has committed his future to the club until the summer of 2019 while Arsene Wenger branded Chelsea 'unstoppable' in their march towards the title.

But Mourinho does have injury concerns heading into the match this weekend. Cesc Fabregas was forced to pull out of the Spain squad with a hamstring injury.

And his Chelsea teammate, Diego Costa, also missed Spain's two matches against Belarus and Germany with an injury problem, leading the national team coach Vicente Del Bosque to warn the Stamford Bridge pair that they face a battle to regain their places.

Costa had ruled himself out of action for Spain, only to go on to play for Chelsea at Anfield. That reportedly irked a few of his Spain colleagues.

It remains to be seen whether he slots straight back into the Chelsea team against West Brom. Our guess? He does.

Here's the GiveMeSport predicted Chelsea XI to face WBA this Saturday.

Courtois, Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill, Luis, Matic, Ramires, Oscar, Hazard, Schurrle, Costa

Without a defeat in their opening 11 games of the Premier League season, Chelsea will be heavy favourites to make it 12 here. After Saturday, they face a quick turnaround as they travel to Germany to play Schalke in the Champions League.

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