Chelsea are at home to West Ham on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League and it’s a fixture where three points has to be the target.
The Blues lost to Manchester City in their last league outing, but overall it’s been a great start to life under manager Frank Lampard and they are sat nicely fourth in the table.
Meanwhile, West Ham have half the points tally of Chelsea this season in 17th and their manager Manuel Pellegrini is seriously under-fire.
It seems like a dream fixture on paper for Lampard’s side to return to winnings ways and they should be able to pick off their opponents comfortable if they play anywhere near their best.
But there is the added element of a London derby that can mean form is thrown out the window and West Ham do have quality individuals that are underperforming.
Michail Antonio is the major threat that has to be kept quiet at Stamford Bridge and the visitors will be relying on him to perform.
The 29-year-old has started to return from an injury problem and he scored in the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham last weekend.
He can inject some pace and power in the final third, which is something that the Blues full-backs have to be ready for.
The Englishman has an eye-catching record in London derbies lately too and may be eyeing something similar against Chelsea.
Antonio has three goals and three assists in the last six London derbies he’s played in, while he looks like the player that could turn West Ham’s form around with a piece of magic.
Chelsea will go a long way to keeping them quiet if they keep a lock on Antonio, while at the other end the likes of Willian and Christian Pulisic could have a field day.