Europa League supplies the only remaining chance for Chelsea to conserve the time and lift the prize since they dropped to Manchester teams at various FA Cup and League Cup ties lately. On the flip side, Chelsea is in a massive struggle for the top-four end in the Premier League in which they now stand 6th using a two-point shortage to Manchester United at 4th location.
Chelsea will last their Europa League run on Thursday evening when they play host to Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv at the first leg of their final 16 round tie at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are enormous favorites both at the evening and more than two legs and we’d be quite surprised to see anything else but a thorough success for Maurizio Sarri’s troops.
Dynamo Kyiv vs Chelsea Head-to-head
- Chelsea took four points from two matches with Dynamo Kyiv back thanks to a 2-1 success at Stamford Bridge.
- The game at Kyiv ended in a goalless draw.
- Both of these enjoys featured the exact same Champions League set back in the 2015/16 effort.
Dynamo Kyiv vs Chelsea Prediction
Dynamo Kyiv is unbeaten in last six games away in this contest, four of which ended in draws. It’s interesting to mention Dynamo bagged two goals in four past five away games in Europa League. Can they maintain the nice attacking kind heading here against Chelsea?
The Blues picked up back-to-back Premier League wins over Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham. They, nevertheless, gave off lots of opportunities to Fulham on Sunday afternoon at Craven Cottage and Sarri will no doubts wish to see developments in his team’s defensive efforts here against Dynamo.
Gonzalo Higuain scored three goals in five Premier League looks. He was also on the scoresheet on Sunday from Fulham and we believe the Argentine veteran must have a lot of space to deliver beyond Dynamo’s defense.
Chelsea is now enjoying a leading form in Europa League in which they won 10 and attracted among pas 11 games. They stormed beyond Swedish side Malmo 5-1 on aggregate in the prior round. Ukrainians could create a marginally stronger challenge, however.
Dynamo Kyiv vs Chelsea Betting Tips
HT/FT Chelsea/Chelsea @ 1.83 (5/6)
Gonzalo Higuain to evaluate anytime @ 1.90 (9/10).