This night Chelsea host German giants Bayern Munich in the first leg of the last-16 in the Premier League. The tie is definitely a difficult one for the irregular Blues. A minimum of they head into the game on the back of a 2-1 home win over London competitors Tottenham.
Bayern are unsafe in attack
The win over Spurs saw an enhancement of efficiency from Frank Lampard’sside Tottenham head to Stamford Bridge without their 2 main assaulting danger in Harry Kane and Heung Min-Son. Without the set, they looked toothless in attack and the Blues looked reasonably strong in defence.
Nevertheless, Bayern uses a significant assaulting danger to oppositionteams The ruling German champions have actually scored at least two times in 10 of their last 11 matches in all competitors. They cruised through the group phases, winning all 6 games and shooting home a minimum of 2 objectives in eachwin A 7-2 win at Tottenham was an especially considering capturing result.
The essential to Bayern’s assaulting play is, obviously, the respected Polish international Robert Lewandowski. The 31- year-old is joint-top goalscorer in the Champions League this season along with Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland. He has actually likewise scored a remarkable 25 Bundesliga objectives.
The Blues defence will need to produce better display screens than they have actually done this season to keep the Pole out. Winger Serge Gnabry has actually likewise discovered kind this season too, as the former- Toolbox star has actually scored 4 times in the Champions League and 10 in the Bundesliga.
A test of character
This season Chelsea have actually done all right considering they were unable to bring in brand-new additions last summertime. Head coach Lampard likewise chose not to sign anyone in the January transfer window either. Rather, he has actually kept faith with the players at the club.
At times this season the Blues have actually been irregular and have actually not produced the anticipated results, particularly at Stamford Bridge, where they have actually suffered 7 beats in all competitors. This is an opportunity for the existing team to show Lampard that they have the quality and even possibly more essential the mindset to choose-up a big result against among the top teams in Europe.
Children like Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham have actually done more right than incorrect and have actually ended up being recognized first-team players, regardless of Mount’s current run out of theteam These are the sort of games that will assist their advancement and turn them into much better players.
Chelsea the underdogs in the tie
Thinking about the situations, Chelsea were constantly most likely to be the underdog against any team they dealt with in the last-16 of the Champions League. The Blues are chances of 11/ 4 to win the first leg of the tie, with Bayern Munich 10/11 to declare a win at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have actually defied the chances this season by staying in the Premier League’s Champions League areas for so long. That might have something to do with the teams below them being extremely irregular this season.
It would be a significant plume in the cap of Lampard to direct his team into the quarter- finals of the Champions League this season. Bayern Munich are among the favourites to raise the trophy, so Chelsea has a big task on their hands. As we understand in football anything can and does take place, so you simply never ever understand. Lampard’s team might simply manage a surprise.
Can Chelsea distress the chances and beat Bayern Munich?