The 26th round of the Premier League derby is played on Monday at 10pm on Stamford Bridge, when Chelsea meets Manchester United on home soil. The match will be refereed by Andy Taylor and broadcasted on Sky Sports.
Chelsea remain in pole position to secure Champions League football, their top-four rivals having failed to truly capitalize despite the Blues having largely stuttered since a six-game winning streak that came to an end in late November.
Just one win in five league fixtures since the turn of the New Year will be a concern for Lampard, a run of results the west London side will need to correct sooner rather than later.
Manchester United have lacked imagination and attacking thrust without the England international, and it’s now three successive Premier League fixtures without a goal following disappointing defeats to Liverpool and Burnley and the goalless draw with Wolves last time out.
Defeat for the Red Devils will all but end their hopes of securing Champions League football, though victory could close the gap to just three points ahead of the final stages of the season.
Probable team Chelsea (4-2-3-1):
Caballero – James, Christensen, Rudiger, Azpilicueta – Kante, Jorginho – Hudson, Mount, Pedro - Abraham
Coach: Frank Lampard
Injured/Suspended: Van Ginkel
Probable team Manchester United (4-2-3-1):
De Gea – Shaw, Maguire, Lindelof, Wan Bissaka – Fred, Pereira – James, Fernandes, Mata - Martial
Coach: Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer
Injured/Suspended: Grant, Pogba, Rashford