Chelsea vs Juventus is the upcoming fixture as Chelsea hosts Juventus at Stamford Bridge on 24th Nov in the Champions League. Read the full match preview, lineups, and Dream11 team prediction.
Juventus took the edge over Chelsea on the previous meet back at Italy. Federico Chiesa's only goal saw the match end up in the bianconeri's favor. So, in today's match, Chelsea will be all in for the win, keeping in mind their recent winning form. However, a win for Juventus will confirm their berth for the round of 16 phase. With a 3 points lead over Chelsea, the Italian side has some advantage in terms of qualifying. But last year's title defenders won't back off easily and will make sure to get all 3 points to get back at Juventus.
Date – 24/11/2021
Time – 1:30 AM
Venue – Stamford Bridge, London
Where to watch in India – Sony Network and Jio TV.
Referee – Srdjan Jovanović (Serbia)
Assistant referees – Uroš Stojković (Serbia), Milan Mihajlović (Serbia)
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea is on a terrific run in the premier league; as they sit comfortably at the top of the table with a 3 point lead with 2nd placed Man City. So, with this comfort, The Blues are now concentrating on their UCL run as their only defeat came against Juventus. Those were the only points dropped by the Blues to date, after an opening win at home to Zenit was followed by dominant victories against Malmo on each of the last two matchdays. Chelsea's premier league form has been top-notch as they clinched some massive wins. With the most highlighted 7-0 win over Norwich. So, the Blues are all buckled up and ready to win against Juventus in their next fixture.
No one is suspended for the upcoming fixture.
Mateo Kovacic is out with his hamstring injury.
Both Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner appeared for training. Werner could get some minutes but Lukaku is unlikely to feature today.
Chelsea recent form in all competitions – W W W D W
On the other hand, the Italian giants are sitting top of the group table with 12 points. However, contrary to Chelsea's league run, Juventus are not having the dream start to their league campaign. With 21 points in their 13 matches, the Bianconeri are sitting at 6th in the table. But their UCL run has been very good as they are yet to lose a match in the group after they grabbed a double win over Zenit earlier this month. However their current league run might put a dent in their confidence, but still, they all be all geared up and ready to keep their UCL win streak alive.
No one is suspended for the upcoming match.
Aaron Ramsey, Giorgio Chiellini, and Federico Bernardeschi are all out of the clash with their respective injuries.
Paulo Dybala's injury is being monitored and is hopeful to get him a few mins of action.
Juventus recent form in all competitions – L L W W W
Chelsea: Mendy; Rudiger, Christensen, Silva; James, Jorginho, Kante, Alonso; Hudson-Odoi, Mount; Havertz
Juventus: Szczesny; Danilo, Bonucci, De Ligt, Sandro; Cuadrado, McKennie, Locatelli, Rabiot; Morata, Chiesa