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We preview the Champions League game between Sevilla and Chelsea and offers betting tips, odds, line-ups and team news for you.
There is not much to lose when Sevilla host Chelsea for the fifth match of their Champions League campaign. However, this game could be crucial in deciding who comes out of Group E in top spot.
Both sides are already qualified for the round of 16 and can afford to relax but a victory will still remain the plan for Frank Lampard and Julen Lopetegui.
Chelsea are on a 10-game unbeaten run in all competitions but could only manage a goalless draw against Tottenham at the weekend.
Sevilla are on a five-match winning streak and claimed a 1-0 victory over Huesca for their latest outing at the weekend.
Both sides played to a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge and we can expect another tight encounter in Seville.
Sevilla Form and Key Stats
- Sevilla have won their last 5 matches (all competitions).
- Sevilla have won their last 4 home matches (all competitions).
- Sevilla have lost 1 of their last 9 home matches (UEFA Champions League).
- Sevilla have been drawing at half time in 3 of their last 4 home wins (all competitions)
Sevilla will be pleased with their form at the moment having won all of their last five outings in all competitions.
That form has seen them move up to 5th in the La Liga table and they have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League as earlier mentioned.
Sevilla recorded three consecutive home matches against Krasnodar, Osasuna and Celta Vigo before winning away to Krasnodar.
Last time out they beat Huesca 1-0 away from home thanks to an 83rd minute winner from Youssef En-Nesyri.
Chelsea Form and Key Stats
- Chelsea have lost 2 of their last 6 matches (UEFA Champions League).
- Chelsea have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 away matches (UEFA Champions League).
- Chelsea are unbeaten in 11 games (all competitions).
Similar to Sevilla, the Blues have been in excellent form in recent weeks and are unbeaten in their last 11 games.
Frank Lampard’s are up to 3rd in the Premier League table and have also secured a knockout stages of the Champions League.
Chelsea had beaten Sheffield United, Newcastle and Rennes before facing Tottenham in the Premier League at the weekend.
Chelsea were unable to break down a stubborn Spurs at Stamford Bridge as the teams played out a 0-0 draw.
Sevilla: Sergio Escudero, Marcos Acuña, Yassine Bounou, Carlos Fernández Luna and Suso (all ruled out)
Chelsea: Billy Gilmour (doubt), Marco van Ginkel (ruled out)
Sevilla vs Chelsea Head to Head
These sides have met just once previously, with that being the 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge earlier this season.
We PICK Over 2.5 Goals at odds 2.05