Thursday, May 9, Eintracht Frankfurt moves to London to face Chelsea in the semi-final return of the Europa League. Both teams hope to win to qualify for the final.
Today’s Betting Prediction Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Chelsea is still unbeaten in the Europa League. The Blues first dominated their qualifying group of BATE Borisov, PAOK Thessaloniki and Videoton, then successively released Malmö, Dynamo Kiev, then Slavia Prague in the previous round by winning all of their matches against them. opponents. Last Thursday, they went for a good draw on the field of Eintracht (1-1) which allows them to be in favorable bidding before this return match. In the league, the Blues occupy the 4th place in the standings and are virtually qualified for the Champions League, 2 points ahead of his first pursuer, Arsenal. But Londoners have not won since 3 matches in the Premier League. Beaten by Liverpool (2-0), Olivier Giroud’s partners were then defeated twice by Burnley (2-2) and Manchester United (1-1). Sunday, they receive Watford.
For its part, Eintracht has a very good season. Kevin Trapp’s partners advanced to the semi-finals by flying over their group, which included Lazio, Apollon Limassol and OM, and defeating Shakhtar Donestk, Inter and Benfica in the previous round. In the first leg, the Eagles managed to preserve the essential by defeating the Blues (1-1) and still have chances to qualify for the final. In the league, Sebastien Haller’s band ranks 4th and is in a good position to play the next Champions League. But like the Blues, it has not been successful for 3 days. Beaten by Augsburg (1-3), she won against Wolfsburg (1-1) and then against Hertha Berlin (0-0). On Sunday, they play a very important game against Bayer Leverkusen.
The staff for Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt
For Chelsea, incumbent defender Rüdiger and the indispensable midfielder Kanté have recently joined the young Ampadu and Odoi nuggets, and the van Ginkel replacement in the infirmary. Best scorer of this C3, Olivier Giroud should be tenured.
Croatian striker Rebic, who scored 10 goals this season, will be back after being suspended last week in the semifinal. On the other hand, substitute defender Tawatha is unavailable, unlike the French striker Haller, who is on his feet again and has found the group.
The compositions for Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt
The likely composition of Chelsea (go to 20h for the official compo):
Arrizabalaga – Azpilicueta, Christensen, David Luiz, Marcos Alonso – Barkley, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek – Hazard, Giroud, Pedro (or Willian).
Absent: Kante, Rüdiger, Ampadu, Hudson-Odoi, van Ginkel (injured)
The tactical provision provided (4-3-3):
Azpilicueta – Christensen – David Luiz – Marcos Alonso
Barkley – Jorginho – Loftus-Cheek
Pedro – Giroud – Hazard
The probable composition of Eintracht (go to 20h for the official compo):
Trapp – Hinteregger, Hasebe, Abraham – Costa da Rode, Fernandes, de Guzman, Kostic – Rebic, Jovic
Missing: Tawatha (injured)
Uncertain: Standera, Haller (injured).
The planned tactical disposition (3-5-2):
Hinteregger – Hasebe – Abraham
da Costa – Fernandes – Rode – from Guzman – Kostic
Rebic – Jovic
The history of confrontations Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt
The two teams never met in official competition before the first leg.
Key points for the match Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt
⭐️ Chelsea is undefeated in the competition and won all his matches played at Stamford Bridge.
⭐️ Both teams have a lot of goals.
⭐️ Eintracht play its first European semifinal since 1980.
⭐️ The Eintracht will find in front of his Croatian international Rebic (suspended in the first leg) and potentially Haller (injured), authors respectively of 10 and 19 goals in all competitions.
⭐️ After the first leg, Eintracht is obliged to score at Stamford Bridge to hope for this qualification.
⭐️ Frankfurt sank Sunday in Leverkusen (6-1) and lost in Lisbon against Benfica in the previous round (2-0).
⭐️ Chelsea have won 12 of 13 Europa League games this season.
Our Betting Prediction Chelsea vs Eintracht Frankfurt
At home, Chelsea can confirm his good first leg and join the final. Victory Chelsea
Betting Prediction: Victory Chelsea