9/18/19 03:00 GMT+8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea’s new manager will make his debut in the upcoming matchup against Valencia following the acquisition of boost from his young core. The Blues’ boss was featured with over 100 times for the Chelsea in Europe within his career as a player, but he is targeting for more European accomplishments as the squad’s manager. His young team seems to be on the right track, but the question are they prepared for the Champions League? Frank Lampard was energetic regarding his charges following their 5 – 2 victory against the Wolves, saying his men is deserved to be there. As we notice the host is being on a high scoring start, with the entire goals are coming from under 21 qualified English squads. This would be a return for the Blues’ team who well known by neglecting their academy. The change in focus has noticed them give more time to the young English players into this season compared to the last 14 full campaigns. However, they must embrace the step up to reach the highest level of competition.
Unfortunately, for Valencia, they were on the wrong path ended on a 5 – 2 defeat at the weekend. Now they are in the bottom in 14th position in the group following the poor start, and looking at their defensive mechanism issues will be the right timing for the Chelsea squad. Given that Valencia visiting here at Stamford Bridge without a win coming from their five on the road trips in the Champions League, they will be the right target for the young core of Chelsea to kick things off. Unfortunately, for the Blues’ there has been a defensive issue pertaining to their young defenders, Cesar Azpilicueta, who was seen poor in his performance. There will be always a key part of their backline struggling and no wondering that Chelsea have been too soft for the attackers. In the results of this, there should be an opportunity for the Valencia squad to strike back.
- From the European competition in 2018-19, Chelsea didn’t lose a single game, with 12 wins and three draws coming from their 15 games in the UEFA Europa League coming the way to winning in the final and as qualifiers for the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League.
- The only two clubs that have faced by Chelsea without losing are against with FC Schalke 04 with six games, 4 wins and 2 draws while against Valencia with also six games, 3 wins and 3 draws.
- Chelsea is undefeated with their six meetings in European competition, with the Spanish squad didn’t win any of these games, 3 draws and 3 losses.
- Valencia has only two wins coming from their last 18 on the road games to English teams in the European competition with 10 draws and 6 losses.
Last Five Meeting of Chelsea vs Valencia:
|December 6, 2011||Chelsea||3 – 0||Valencia|
|September 28, 2011||Valencia||1 – 1||Chelsea|
|December 11, 2007||Chelsea||0 – 0||Valencia|
|October 03, 2007||Valencia||1 – 2||Chelsea|
|April 10, 2007||Valencia||1 – 2||Chelsea|
Free Soccer Tips for you!
|Both Teams To Score||Yes|
|Full-Time Result||3 – 1|
|Chelsea To Win||Over 2.5 Match Goals|
|To Open the Scoring||Chelsea|