Chelsea FC will be hosting Malmö FF in the Champions League. Read the full match preview, lineups, and Dream11 team prediction.
Chelsea vs Malmö is the upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage match as it reached its midway point. Chelsea will be one of the teams in action, as they play hosts to Malmo FF at Stamford Bridge in a Group H tie, looking to return to winning ways following their loss to Juventus last month. Malmö on the other hand would like to register their first win in the upcoming match. Read the full match preview, possible lineups, and Dream11 team prediction of Chelsea FC vs Malmö FF on our Fantasy Sports exclusive article. This preview will also help you to build your UCL Fantasy league team as well.
Chelsea FC vs Malmö FF: Group-H UCL Match Details
Date – 21/10/2021
Time – 12:30 am (IST)
Venue – Stamford Bridge, London
Where to watch in India – Sony Network and Jio TV
Referees – François Letexier FRA
Assistant referees – Cyril Mugnier (France), Mehdi Rahmouni (France)
Chelsea FC vs Malmö FF Team News
Chelsea FC Team News:
Thomas Tuchel’s side is in a positive mood where they host the Swedish team Malmö at their home ground. Chelsea FC’s UCL run has been quite a rollercoaster as they managed to scrape a win against Zenit and an unfortunate defeat against Juventus. They are 2nd placed in the table with just 3 points. However, Chelsea will be looking to get its Champions League campaign back on track Wednesday and keep their chances alive. Chelsea in the premier league is performing quite well by winning 6 games in their opening 8 matches. They are the current leaders with just a point lead over Liverpool. Jorginho, Lukaku, James are the players to look out for. They will be a great addition to your Dream11 team.
None of the Chelsea players are suspended for today’s match.
Christian Pulisic is going to sit out for today’s match due to an injury
Hakim Ziyech, Thiago Silva, and Antonio Rudiger are expected to appear for today’s match.
Chelsea FC form in all competitions:
0-1 win against Brentford
3-1 win against Southampton
1-0 defeat against Juventus
0-1 defeat against Manchester City
1-1 win against Aston Villa (on Penalties)
Malmö Team News:
Malmö has had one of the longest European campaigns so far, advancing through the first qualifying round to make this fixture its 11th Champions League match of the season. The Swedish club was able to get by Riga FC, HJK, Rangers, and Ludogorets over two legs, but the same positive results haven’t carried over into the group stages. Malmö is currently the leader in their domestic league with 13 wins in 23 matches. They will give their best to keep the Champions League hopes alive. Players to look out for are Colak, Rakip, Christiansen. So make sure to add them to your Dream11 team.
Anel Ahmedhodžić is the only player sitting out and is unavailable for selection.
Oscar Lewicki and Felix Beijmo are the absentees for today’s match
They have all of their players available for selection.
Malmö FF form in all competitions:
0-3 win against Östersunds FK
5-1 win against Onsala BK
0-1 defeat against Mjällby AIF
4-0 defeat against Zenit
5-1 win against Örebro SK
Chelsea FC vs Malmö FF: Head to Head
(They met in Europa League)
Chelsea FC: 2
Malmö FF: 0
The last time both the teams faced each other was in the Europa League. With both the matches going in Chelsea’s favor.
Chelsea FC vs Malmö FF: Possible Lineups
Chelsea FC Possible Lineup:
Eduardo Mendy; César Azpilicueta,Thiago Silva, Andreas Christensen; Reece James, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso; Kai Havertz, Romelu Lukaku, Mason Mount.
Malmö FF Possible Lineup:
Dahlin; Niklas Moisander, Franz Brorsson, Lasse Nielsen; Eric Larsson, Erdal Rakip, Bonke Innocent, Anders Christiansen, Jo Inge Berget; Veljko Birmancevic, Antonio Colak