Chelsea hope to continue their victorious march in the upcoming Thursday in the first leg of the Europa League Last 16 against Dynamo Kyiv, thereto the game will be held in their own field.
The disastrous defeat with a score of 6-0 in the game with Manchester City and a sluggish duel with Manchester United in the FA Cup, it seemed, could bring Maurizio Sarri to a nervous breakdown, but, if one doesn’t take into consideration the scandal with Kepa Arrizabalaga, the pressure on the team has recently begun to weaken, especially after several impressive victories over Tottenham (2-0) and Fulham (1-0) in the Premier League London derby, due to which Chelsea can boast a rivalry with Manchester United and Arsenal, having firmly established themselves in the quarter finals.
Dynamo Kiev defeated Olympiacos was overthrown with a total score of 3-2 in the Last 32 round.
Kiev Dynamo, coached by Alyaksandr Khatskevich, currently rank second in the Ukrainian Premier League after 20 matches, among which there are only 4 losses and 2 draws, all the rest are solid victories.
The latest odds from top bookmakers:
- Chelsea vs Dynamo Kiev
- Europa League 2018-19, last 16
- Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
- Date: 7 March, 2019
- Kick-off: 20:00 GMT