The following twist in Champions League Group E will come on Tuesday as Chelsea journey to Italy to face AC Milan.
The Blues climbed up into second within the group with an emphatic 3-0 thumping of the Rossoneri at Stamford Bridge, leapfrogging Milan on aim distinction and organising an interesting encounter between the 2 sides simply six days later.
A loss can be enormous for both aspect at this level within the competitors, with group leaders Pink Bull Salzburg trying to pull additional away on the high once they face Dinamo Zagreb.
Here is all you have to learn about this recreation.
AC Milan vs Chelsea H2H outcomes
Present Kind (Final 5 Video games)
AC Milan group information
Mike Maignan, Alessandro Florenzi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Junior Messias, Simon Kjaer, Davide Calabria and Alexis Saelemaekers all stay out by means of harm, however the constructive information for Milan followers is the return to health of left-back Theo Hernandez.
A one-time goal for Chelsea, Theo managed 90 minutes towards Juventus and is prone to begin this one as nicely.
AC Milan Beginning XI (4-2-3-1): Tatarusanu; Dest, Kalulu, Tomori, Hernandez; Bennacer, Tonali; Krunic, Diaz, Leao; Giroud
Bench: Jungdal, Mirante, Coubis, Gabbia, Gala, Pobega, Brahim, Rebic, Origi
Chelsea group information
Simply as fast as N’Golo Kante was again in coaching, the midfielder was nowhere to be seen because the Blues took to the sector on Monday, sparking fears of yet one more harm setback.
Additionally out of the session have been Wesley Fofana, who picked up a knee downside after scoring final week, and ahead Hakim Ziyech, whose absence has not but been defined.
Chelsea Beginning XI (3-4-2-1): Kepa; Chalobah, Silva, Cucurella; James, Kovacic, Gallagher, Chilwell; Mount, Sterling; Aubameyang
Bench: Mendy, Bettinelli, Azpilicueta, Zakaria, Jorginho, Chukwuemeka, Loftus-Cheek, Pulisic, Broja, Havertz
It is easy to have a look at Chelsea’s 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge final week and predict one thing comparable right here. In actuality, that consequence was little greater than an anomaly for an AC Milan aspect who, whereas but to match the heights of final season, are much better than that consequence would recommend.
The return of Theo will hand Chelsea followers an actual what-if style of Milan’s left wing and can do quite a bit to make this match way more aggressive, as will the San Siro environment. This is not a walk-over for Chelsea by any means.
Each groups are adequate to win this and inconsistent sufficient to lose this. A draw sounds about proper.
Prediction: AC Milan 1-1 Chelsea