Chelsea host Malmo in the second leg on February 21 in order to confirm their place in the EL last 16, the game will take place at the Blues’ home stadium Stamford Bridge.
Ross Barkley’s and Olivier Giroud’s goals secured a victory in the first match in Sweden last Thursday, whereas Anders Christiansen’s one-on-one attempt still gives Malmo hope for their good performance.
Although some work still has to be done with the Blues, Maurizio Sarri will undoubtedly watch the EFL Cup final this Sunday against Manchester City.
It is expected that Sarri will restore a number of strong players for Monday in a bout with Manchester United for the FA Cup.
The latest odds from top bookmakers:
- Chelsea vs Malmo
- Europa League 2018-19 | Last 32 round
- Venue: Stamford Bridge
- Date: February 21, 2019
- Kick-off: 20.00 GMT