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CHELSEA VS SLAVIA Team News, Probable lineups & prediction

Europa League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 17/04/2019

Chelsea will entertain Slavia Prague in the reverse fixture of the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday at the Stamford Bridge.

 

TEAM NEWS:

CHELSEA:

The host will be without Antonio Rudiger following the knee injury he sustained against Liverpool in their last Premier League match at the Anfield.

SLAVIA PRAGUE:

The Czech Republic team has no injury concern going into this game.

HEAD TO HEAD:

The first leg was the first-ever meeting between the two sides, giving Chelsea a resounding 100% record against the Czech club.

RECENT FORM:

CHELSEA:

Maurizio Sarri’s men form has been up and down this season especially in the domestic scene, but has maintained 100 per cent record in the Europa League.

SLAVIA PRAGUE:

Slavia's defeat to Chelsea brought an end to a ten-match unbeaten run, which may have knocked their confidence going into the weekend's derby against Sparta Prague. The match finished all square at 1-1.

PREDICTION:

Chelsea 2-0 Sparta Prague

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

CHELSEA:

Kepa; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Luiz, Alonso; Jorginho, Kovacic, Barkley; Pedro, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi

SLAVIA PRAGUE:

Kolar; Coufal, Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Deli, Boril; Sevcik, Kral, Traore; Stoch, Masoput, Olayinka
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