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| On Oct 20, 2021 9:00 PM IST

CHE vs MAL Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Chelsea vs Malmo Champions League Live Score 21 October


CHE vs MAL Dream11: Defending champions Chelsea take on Malmo in a Group H tie in the champions league. The Blues are flying high in the Premier League and fins themselves at the top of the table after eight games. They haven’t had the best start in the champions league though, losing 1-0 loss to Juventus after narrowly beating Zenit St Petersburg in the first game.

Malmo are going strong in the domestic league and sit top of the standings. However, in the champions league, they lost the opening game 3-0 to Juventus before going down 4-0 to Zenit St Petersburg.

Date: 21 October, Thursday
Kick-Off: 00:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Stamford Bridge

Champions League Table (Group F)

Chelsea| 3rd; Malmo| 4th

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Recent Form
Chelsea: WWLLW
Malmo: WWLLW

Head to Head 

The two sides have met twice in the Europa League with Chelsea coming out on top on both occasions

CHE vs MAL Today Match Prediction

Chelsea News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Thomas Tuchel will be unable to call upon the services of Antonio Rudiger and Christian Pulisic.
  • Hakim Ziyech is also doubtful for this encounter.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • The Blues will lineup in their usual 3-4-3 formation.
  • E Mendy should start in goal.
  • T Silva, T Chalobah, and A Christensen could be the back three.
  • R James and M Alonso could operate as full backs.
  • N Kante, and Jorginho could partner in central midfield.
  • M Mount and K Havertz should start behind striker R Lukaku.

Chelsea Starting XI (Probable)

Edouard Mendy
Thiago Silva
Trevoh Chalobah
Andreas Christensen
Reece James
Marcos Alonso
N’Golo Kante
Mason Mount
Kai Havertz
Romelu Lukaku

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Malmo News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Oscar Lewicki, Jonas Knudsen, Felix Beijmo, and Ola Toivonen are injured.
  • Anel Ahmedhodzic is suspended for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Malmo will put out a 3-5-2 formation.
  • J Dahlin should be starting in goal.
  • Moisander, L Nielsen, and M Olsson are expected to be the back three.
  • J Inge Berget, A Christiansen, S Nanasi, E Rakip, and B Innocent should occupy the midfield.
  • Viljeko Birmacevic and Antonio Colak should start as the front two.

Malmo Starting XI (Probable)

Johan Dahlin
Lasse Nielsen
Martin Olsson
Jo Inge Berget
Anders Christiansen
Sebastian Nanasi
Erdal Rakip
Bonke Innocent
Viljeko Birmacevic
Antonio Colak

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CHE VS MAL Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Romelu Lukaku is the standout captaincy candidate in this fixture. He is the all-time top scorer of the Belgian National team. He has four goals this season.

Goals 4
Assists 0
Shots on Goal 8
Chances Created 15
Interceptions 0
Tackles 0

England’s star midfielder Mason Mount can be amongst the points. He has high assist potential.

Differential Pick

Reece James is our differential of choice. He has high assist potential and can also pop up with the occasional goal.

Goals 1
Assists 2
Shots on Goal 1
Chances Created 8
Interceptions 4
Tackles 4

CHE vs MAL Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – J Dahlin
Defenders – A Christensen, N Moisander, R James, T Chalobah
Midfielders – J Inge Berget, Jorginho, M Mount
Forwards – R Lukaku, K Havertz, A Colak

Likely Winner:

  • Chelsea and Malmo FF met in the UEFA Europa League’s Last 32 in 2018/19, with Chelsea winning both games and the aggregate 5-1. (2-1 away, 3-0 home).
  • Chelsea has never lost in UEFA European play to a Swedish team (W3 D3), avoiding defeats against Atvidabergs FF in the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1971/72 (D2), Helsingborgs IF in the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1998/99 (W1 D1), and Malmo in the Europa League in 2018-19. (W2).
  • Chelsea has only lost two of its past 48 UEFA Champions League group stage games at home (W33 D13), to Basel in 2013/14 and Valencia in 2019/20.
  • Only one of Thomas Tuchel’s 13 home group stage matches (W10 D2) has ended in defeat: a 2-1 loss to Manchester United last season as PSG manager.
  • Chelsea are overwhelming favorites to win this match by two goals or more.

    Match Odds:

Chelsea: 1/9
Malmo: 41/1

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Devashish Pant

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