Here is our exclusive Chelsea vs Sevilla match preview. New-season of UEFA Champions League is knocking at the door and clubs are ready to show their attributes at the biggest club competition of the world. Current UEFA Europa league champion Sevilla will start their campaign against English Giant Chelsea in the match of Group E. Chelsea has had a massive signing haul at last Summer Transfer window and got all the players they have selected. Lampard is keen to do great with this team.
On the other hand, Julen Lopetegui absolutely transformed Sevilla. Under his guidance, the team won the UEFA Europa League of last season by beating Inter Milan. Fans will expect Lopetegui can continue this throughout this season too.
Chelsea vs Sevilla match preview: Team news and Expected Lineup
From the Chelsea vs Sevilla match preview, we are aware of the present scenario of both the clubs. Let’s jump into the current situation of both the squads.
Chelsea faced huge injury blows at the starting of the season. But last Saturday Hakim Ziyech was allowed to play for the last 17minutes in the game. Still, he is not fully fit but he may not get the chance to feature in the team. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard confirmed that both Christian Pulisic and Ben Chilwell is absolutely ok now as they have recovered from their injury. Chelsea’s only concern is the injury of their young Goal-Keeper Eduardo Mendy. Also midfielder Billy Gilmour is unavailable and Thiago Silva is in doubtful condition. Apart from that, there are no major suspensions for any player.
As there are no major concerns or injury in the team, Lampard may go for an unchanged line-up for this fixture. But if some players become fully fit before the match the team may be changed slightly. Here is their expected lineup.
Sevilla has no major injuries or unavailability of any player except Jules Kounde. Kounde was tested positive for Corona Virus so he will not be available for some days for selection. So Lopetegui is hopeful to have a fully fit squad for this nail-biting encounter.
Sevilla is expected to go with the same lineup from there last LaLiga match. Lopetegui is desperate to snatch a win from this game.
Recent form and Records
Chelsea – W L D W D
Sevilla – W W D L
Head to Head
It is the first time Chelsea and Sevilla will face each other in a competitive fixture. So there is no record featuring for these teams.
Champions league is such a stage where anything can happen. Both teams will surely try the hardest to achieve a win in their first Champions League game of this season. So it is very tough to say who will be ahead. But keeping the team Strength and current form of both teams in mind it can be said that this game might end up with a 2-1 scoreline in favor of Chelsea. A good style of football can be expected from this match and it will surely be a close match.
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