Juventus Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview | Injury Update, Lineup, Formation And Kickoff Time
Juventus Vs Chelsea face each other today in the Uefa Champions League group stages which we will be giving u a matchday preview rundown of what is expected.
Tonight’s game will be another hard encounter for Thomas Tuchel who will be looking to bounce back from Manchester City defeat during the weekend in the English Premier tie which ended 0-1 at Stamford Bridge.
Juve is coming from their 3-2 win in the Italia Serie A which they have been struggling since Cristiano Ronaldo left the club for a shocking return back to Manchester United where he has been scoring the goals.
Both Juventus Vs Chelsea are coming out from a bad weekend which saw them losing key players to injury and they will be going out in the encounter without key parts of the manager’s plan who will have to make some changes.
JUVENTUS VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW
Both teams claimed three points each in their opening game of the Uefa Champions League group stages which saw Juventus beat Malmo as Chelsea escaped Zenit Saint Petersburg with a narrow victory at home.
They both face each other as they will be looking to claim three points which could see either side go top of the table as the two other teams are yet to claim any point after losing their games against Juve and the Chels.
The last time Juventus Vs Chelsea played, it ended with the Turin out thrashing the Premier League side in 2012 3-0 which the Blues went on to win the Uefa Champions League title despite that loss in the group stages.
Chelsea claimed a win against Juventus in the Uefa Champions League back in 2009 at Stamford Bridge and in their four meetings, it been one win and a drew each for both sides who will be looking to get the lead in the head to head stats.
JUVENTUS VS CHELSEA INJURY UPDATE
This match will be going down without some big names who got injured during the weekend while playing in their respective Leagues as that will also be another talking about ahead of the match kickoff later today.
Juventus won’t be with Paulo Dybala and former Blues forward Alvaro Morata who both picked up an injury as they will miss out a couple of games before making their comeback hopefully take part in their next clash which is still till November.
The list of injured players for Chelsea keeps growing with Reece James, Mason Mount, and Christian Pulisic seating out with injuries that they are yet to recover from as both the England International recently sustained theirs.
Another blow includes NGolo Kante who was confirmed today to have tested positive for Coronavirus which will keep him out for some time as he is currently under self-isolation which could last for two weeks.
JUVENTUS VS CHELSEA LINEUP AND FORMATION (3-4-2-1)
Thomas Tuchel is likely to switch back to his normal 3-4-2-1 formation after seeing the Blues struggled with the new 3-5-2 tactics which they lost against Manchester City and struggled to make anything happen going forward.
Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Antonio Rudiger, Thiago Silva, Andreas Christensen (Defenders); Cesar Azpilicueta, Mateo Kovacic, Jorginho, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech (Attackers); Romelu Lukaku.
Chelsea manager is expected to go with this team ahead of the match later today which they won’t be looking to lose another one after 0-1 Manchester City defeat which wasn’t a good one for them during the weekend games.
Juventus who will be without two key players could lineup in a way that can cause so much trouble upfront as they currently have a good squad who can make things happen, but they are not on good form since Max Allegri made a return.
KICKOFF TIME AND BETTING TIPS
The game will be going down at Allianz Stadium with Juventus Vs Chelsea set to be one of the biggest games scheduled for tonight with kickoff time 20:00 Uk and 8:00 PM Nigeria, u can check for your local time where u will be watching from.
Juventus Vs Chelsea will be an evenly balanced encounter that is likely to go either way despite their differences when it comes to their last five games which the Premier League side has a better record that could help them.
The last time they played against each other in 2012, it was Juve who won the game 3-0 but that is an old story as the Chelsea of then is different from now as on paper the Blues have been tipped to win the game easily.
To stake on this match, you can place it a direct win for the away side Chelsea which will be 2, or place it 2X and over 2.5 which means away win or draw and 3 goals to be scored in the encounter before the full-time whistle.
FULL-TIME CORRECT RESULT TIPS
Juventus 0-3 Chelsea
Juventus 0-2 Chelsea
Juventus 1-3 Chelsea