Sevilla vs Chelsea Match preview
Premier League side Chelsea will be travelling to Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium to entertain Sevilla in the Champions League return leg fixture of the group stage. With only two matches remaining, the two teams have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition but this game could determine which team will finish at the top of the group.
The pair have accumulated ten points from their four Champions League opening matches but Chelsea are on top of the group as they have goal difference superiority over Sevilla.
The Blues head into the clash having settled for a goalless draw in London derby against visiting Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, Sevilla secured a slim 1-0 victory over Huesca in the La Liga thanks to Youssef En-Nesyri’s second half strike.
- The two teams settled for a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League group stage match staged at Stamford Bridge.
- Sevilla have only lost two of their last eight matches in all the competitions.
- Chelsea are unbeaten in their last eight matches in all competitions.
- The Blues have produced at least three goals in their 8 of their nine Champions League matches.
- The La Liga side has won their last three Champions League matches.
- Frank Lampard’s men have also won their last three Champions League matches.
- The London club have scored 18 goals in those six victories, conceding only two.*
Sevilla vs Chelsea Head to Head
These two teams have met only once in a competitive encounter, as they faced each other this season in the first leg of Group E tie. The match that was staged at Stamford Bridge ended in a goalless draw.
Sevilla Team News
Jules Kounde is set to miss the home clash after recently testing positive for coronavirus.
Jesus Navas is expected to return after serving a one-match suspension as he had accumulated five yellow cards.
Chelsea Team News
Billy Gilmour is expected to miss the away tie as he continues to nurse a knee injury. Hakim Ziyech and Christian Pulisic are expected to keep their places after recovering from injuries.
Chelsea will be sweating over the fitness of Tammy Abraham, who was subbed off during the 0-0 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.
Ben Chilwell also seemed to have twisted his ankle as he made a tackle on Spurs full back Serge Aurier. The left back faces some test before the away trip on Wednesday.
Sevilla vs Chelsea Prediction
This will be an interesting clash as the two teams battle for who will finish at the top of the group and probably be handed an easier fixture in the last 16.
Sevilla will try all they can to avoid a defeat at home and our topbets pundits are predicting a draw for this tie.
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