It’s the final group game of the UEFA Champions League and MySportPlug will bring u a quick rundown of Zenit Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview.
Another encounter between the two teams will be going down later tonight with everything on the table for both sides who need a win to round off the group stages which has been good.
The last time Zenit Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview happened, it ended with a narrow 1-0 win for the Premier League side who had Romelu Lukaku to thank after 90 minutes of football at Stamford Bridge.
Today won’t be an easy one for the Blues as the home side will be looking to make sure they at least make Europa League if they are going out of the biggest one in Europe with them far behind 1st and 2nd place.
ZENIT VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW AND TEAM NEWS
It has been a good ride for the Champions of Europe who have been the best team in the group so far as they only lost one game and have won others including their 4-0 thrashing of Juventus.
Zenit vs Chelsea Matchday Preview has seen the home side struggling all through with them hoping they could get something against Chelsea so they can at least cut Europa League knockout stages ahead of next year.
Chelsea’s last match in the English Premier League saw them crashing recklessly 3-2 against West Ham United despite them taking the lead twice in that encounter which happened at the London Stadium.
While Zenit’s last match in the Russia League saw them being held to a 2-2 draw against Rostov as they couldn’t be able to find a way of getting all three points despite their good outing against CSKA Moscow in their preview match.
ZENIT VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW INJURY UPDATE
So much to worry about for the Blues as Thomas Tuchel confirmed five names out of the match between Zenit Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview as they will go in another encounter with a fully injured team.
The likes of Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Trevoh Chalobah, Ben Chilwell, and NGolo Kante were all ruled out of the encounter with them facing injury as they didn’t travel alongside others to Russia for the match which will go down later tonight.
This match won’t be an easy one with many names already ruled out and they may also be concerns for Marcos Alonso who complained of back pain and Kai Havertz who limped off against West Ham United during the weekend.
ZENIT VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW LINEUP AND FORMATION (3-4-2-1)
Thomas Tuchel will be naming a different squad ahead of the game which might also involve last minutes changes as most of the available players might not be fit enough to start the encounter.
Kepa Arrizabalaga (Goalkeeper); Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger (Defenders); Reece James, Ruben Loftus Cheek, Saul Niguez, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech (Attackers); Christian Pulisic (Striker).
This is how the team will be lining up later today unless the last minutes change due to the fitness level of the player ahead of kickoff which might see them consider making some minor adjustment – Zenit Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview.
ZENIT VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW KICKOFF TIME
The match between Zenit Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview will be going down live at the Gazprom Arena in Russia with kickoff time 18:45 UK and 6:45 Nigeria, you can check from your location to see when the game will be played.
ZENIT VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW BETTING TIPS
This one won’t be an easy call between Zenit Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview which is expected to be evenly balanced as the Blues already made it through while the Russian side needs the win badly for Europa League.
You can place your betting on Chelsea who is more likely to get a win or better still make it x2 and under 2.5 which means a victory or draw with goals not more than two to be scored after 90 minutes played.
CORRECT RESULT TIPS
Zenit Saint Petersburg 1-1 Chelsea
Zenit Saint Petersburg 0-0 Chelsea
Zenit Saint Petersburg 0-5 Chelsea
Zenit Saint Petersburg 2-4 Chelsea
WATCH THOMAS TUCHEL PRESS CONFERENCE
The Chelsea manager who has a lot going on off the pitch with his players getting injured after every matchday had so much to say as their crisis is affecting the team badly this season.
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