Europa League – Quarter Final
Slavia Prague vs Chelsea
8:00 pm Thursday 11th April
Maurizio Sarri says Slavia Czech capital ar a “dangerous” aspect as Chelsea brace oneself for the primary leg of their Galilean League quarter-final.
Slavia Prague’s unpunctual winner in extra-time against Seville in an exceedingly 4-3 adventure story place them into the Galilean League quarter-finals for the primary time.
Danny Drinkwater, UN agency was charged on with drink driving, is nonetheless to play underneath Sarri and failed to travel with the squad.
Chelsea – presently third within the Premier League and on a three-match streak – enter the tie as favorites,
not least as a result of Slavia were place out of the Champions League third qualifying spherical at the start of the season by generator Kyiv,
UN agency was then thrashed 8-0 on combination by Sarri’s team within the last sixteen of the Galilean League simply last month.
Following their success against Seville, coach Jindrich Trpisovsky, said: “My dream is to require Slavia to England.
We’ve continuously wanted for that as a result of our fans extremely be it for all their trustworthy support.”
Slavia presently sits prime of the table within the Czech initial League, seven points prior Viktoria Pilsen.
Team News Slavia Prague vs Chelsea
Maurizio Sarri is probably going to form wholesale changes to the aspect that beat West Ham 2-0 on Monday, as Chelsea look to manage a jam-packed fixture list.
Willian, Pedro and Baron Olivier of Birghton Giroud are seeming to earn a recall, whereas Andreas Christensen and Marcos professional dancer might replace Antonio Rudiger and Emerson Palmieri.
Willy Caballero may additionally be granted a begin in situ of Kepa Arrizabalaga, whereas Ross pol ought to are available in for Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
Slavia Czech capital is while not Tomas Soucek once the midfielder picked up his third Galilean League yellow card of the season against Seville.
H2H Slavia Prague vs Chelsea
This will be the first ever competitive meeting between Slavia Prague and Chelsea.
The Czech side have won just one of their previous nine games against English sides in Europe (D2 L6) – this coming against Leeds United in March 2000 in the UEFA Cup (2-1).
This is Chelsea’s 10th European quarter final since 2003-04. The Blues have progressed from nine of those ties, only being eliminated by Manchester United in the Champions League in 2010-11.
Slavia Prague’s 2-1 victory at home to Leeds United in March 2000 was their most recent game in a European quarter final; they were eliminated having lost the first leg 0-3 at Elland Road.
Their only progression from a European quarter final was in the 1995-96 UEFA Cup against Roma (3-3 on away goals).
Score Prediction: Slavia Prague vs Chelsea