Chelsea take on Arsenal at Stamford Bridge for their first meeting of the 2018/19 season.

The two sides suffered contrasting fortunes on the opening day, with the Gunners losing 2-0 to last season’s runaway champions Manchester City whilst the Blues ran out 3-0 winners away at Huddersfield.

Arsenal and Chelsea have had their fair share of battles recently. The former eliminated the latter in last season’s Carabao Cup semi-final. Arsenal also emerged victorious from the 2017 FA Cup final against the same opponent.

The two sides have already met this season, with Unai Emery’s men emerging as victorious from a penalty shoot-out in the International Champions Cup at the Aviva Stadium.

Both sides had an interesting transfer window, with Arsenal being the busier in terms of incomings, having brought in five players.

A combined XI was tough to pick with controversial choices across the pitch but this is what we have decided: