Sport news – The competition drama of the best clubs in Europe will again be held with the canopy of Champions League 2017/18 season. On Wednesday (13/9) morning, Chelsea will open his step by entertaining FK Qarabag at his headquarters, Stamford Bridge.
Qarabag, what team is that? Qarabag is not a haphazard team. They are champions in the Azerbaijan league in the last four seasons. In addition, they also became champions in the arena Azerbaijan Cup in the last three seasons.
The club nicknamed The Horsemen became the first Azerbaijan team to qualify in the Champions League. Two seasons ago, in a row they are able to perform in the Europa League and appear quite surprising.
Despite a pretty flashy reputation, Qarabag predicted would not be an opponent that could be difficult for Chelsea. Two mainstay goals Qarabag, Mahir Madatov and Dino Ndlovu, it will still be difficult to penetrate the defense of Gary Cahill and Cezar Azpilicueta.
Although against a team that can be mathematically defeated easily, Chelsea will still seriously look at this fight. The first game can be difficult if not prepared seriously. Moreover, Chelsea last season absent in the Champions League.
Under these conditions, Alvaro Morata’s experience will be crucial. The player who last season won the Champions League title with Real Madrid this could be the foundation of Chelsea on the front lines. Moreover, Morata is currently in a good appearance.
Behind Morata, Antonio Conte is believed to still play Cesc Fabregas and Wilian as servants. The composition of this attack line will make Chelsea look superior to Qarabag. Want to win how much Chelsea?
Estimated Composition of Players:
Chelsea [3-4-2-1]: Courtois; Gary Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Marcos Alonso, Bakayoko, Kante, Zappacosta; Fabregas, Willian; Morata.
Qarabag [4-2-3-1]: Ibrahim Sehic; Medvedev, Jacub Rzezniczak, Huseynov, Agnoli; Michel, Qarayev; Madatov, Richard Almeida, Guerrier; Dino Ndlovu.
Head to Head:
Chelsea and Qarabag have never met in an official match
Chelsea’s last five games:
06/08/17 Arsenal 1 – 1 Chelsea *
12/08/17 Chelsea 2 – 3 Burnley
20/08/17 Tottenham 1 vs 2 Chelsea
27/08/17 Chelsea 2 – 0 Everton
09/09/17 Leicester 1-2 Chelsea
The last five Qarabag matches:
12/08/17 Neftci 1 – 3 Qarabag
15/08/17 Qarabag 1 – 0 FC Copenhague
19/08/17 Qarabag 1 – 0 Inter Bakı
24/08/17 FC Copenhague 2 – 1 Qarabag
26/08/17 Qarabag 2 – 1 Qabala
Calculations on paper, Qarabag will not be a difficult opponent for Chelsea. Moreover, the Blues will act as the host. Opportunities to win certainly very wide open.
Not only win, the chances of troops Antonio Conte to gain a lot of goals are also wide open. jordan predicts Chelsea will pack a victory with a score of 4-0 over the team from Azerbaijan.