Jorginho is suspended for the second game for reaching 10 Premier League yellow cards.
In the Premier League, the deadline for suspension for accumulating five bookings has passed. Players must now avoid accruing 10 cautions before the completion of the 32nd game to escape a two-match ban.
Premier League bookings list
Aston Villa (54) Grealish 7, Guilbert 7, Mings 5, Douglas Luiz 5, Hourihane 4, Nakamba 4, El Ghazi 3, Targett 3, Wesley 3, Hause 2, McGinn 2, Taylor 2, Trezeguet 2, Drinkwater 1, Engels 1, Kodjia 1, Ngoyo 1, Reina 1.
Chelsea (53) Jorginho 10, Kovacic 7, Christensen 5, Zouma 5, Alonso 3, Emerson 3, Kante 3, Mount 3, Rudiger 3, Tomori 3, Willian 3, Abraham 2, Hudson-Odoi 1, James 1, Pedro 1.
Referee and VAR
Referee: Paul Tierney
VAR: Lee Mason
Paul Tierney’s two Blues games this season both came in October. He was the official for our 4-1 Premier League victory at Southampton and our 1-2 home defeat to Man Utd in the Carabao Cup.
You can follow Sunday’s game via the Match Centre on The 5th Stand app and this website.
Matchday Live: Aston Villa vs Chelsea will also be available exclusively on the app, with a mix of live reaction to the team news and the match action plus analysis and debate throughout the afternoon.
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