Chelsea welcomes Dynamo Kyiv in a first match from the 1/8-finals
One of the big favourites to win Europa League this season Chelsea welcomes Dynamo Kyiv in a first match from the 1/8-finals of the competition. Allow us to take a look at this fixture at the Stamford Bridge in our vip soccer predictions today.
For Chelsea it’s not just a matter of prestigie to win Europa League this season. The Blues are having a complicated campaign so far. Right now Chelsea are out of the Top 4 in the Premier League, which means that their qualification for the Champions League is not guaranteed. But if they manage to win Europa League, this would allow them to participate in the next edition of Europe’s strongest competition.
During the 1/16-finals Maurizio Sarri’s team didn’t have any probems to defeat Sweden’s Malmo FF. After a 2-1 win away from home, the Blues enjoyed a convincing 3-0 win at home against the Scandinavians. Olivier Giroud, Ross Barkley and Callum Hudson-Odoi scored for the English side.
As for Dynamo Kyiv, the Ukrainian giants won the battle with Olympiakos in the previous round. After a 2-2 draw in Greece, Dynamo enjoyed a 1-0 win in Kiev, which sent them to the 1/8-finals. The big hero of the night was Fran Sol, who scored the winning goal for Dynamo.
Arguably Chelsea are the obvious favourite here. How we said, for the Londoners this competition is pretty important now, especially given the fact that this could be their only trophy for the season. As for Dynamo Kyiv, they can only win from their status of an underdog in this clash. If they manage to achieve a positive result at the Stamford Bridge, they will have some solid chances for the second leg.
These are our vip soccer predictions today for the Europa League fixture between Chelsea and Dynamo Kyiv. Good luck!