Chelsea and Eintracht Frankfurt measured at Stamford Bridge in a return match of this UEFA Europa League phase (Semi-finals), after a (1-1) draw in the first leg. Attention to the home factor, since Chelsea usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
The home team comes to this game back in advantage, after a draw as a visitor by (1-1), so it is enough to tie for less than 1 goal to confirm the qualification to the next phase. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a home victory over Watford by (3-0). Chelsea won 6 of their last 6 home matches for the UEFA Europa League.
In this competition, he won the last 6 home matches and did not lose any of the last 13 matches he played. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. The team usually has no problem opening the scoring: it scored the first goal in 12 of the last 13 matches for the UEFA Europa League, of these 12 came to the break in advantage in 7 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 11. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period highlighted: he suffered 5 of his 11 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Chelsea come to this game with a 3-0 triumph at the reception at Watford, with the fifth game followed without losing in official games: the goals of the team were scored by Higuaín, David Luiz and Loftus-Cheek. We remember that the locals are in advantage in this semifinal, as they scored a goal away from home. In this match against Eintracht Frankfurt, coach Maurizio Sarri will have to keep the team in 4-3-3, privileging possession of the ball and organized attacks through the flanks: Kanté is the blue team’s great master. On the other hand, Olivier Giroud is the best Chelsea gunner in the Europa League, with 10 goals scored. It is important to emphasize that the home club is a very complete team at an offensive level, however, it has weaknesses in aerial plays. For this game the local coach can not count on Rudiger, Drinkwater, Hudson-Odoi, Blackman and Van Ginkel, all with physical problems.
The away team comes to this match at a disadvantage, because despite the draw in the first leg suffered 1 goal at home. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In their last match, for the Bundesliga, they got an away loss against Bayer Leverkusen by (6-1). In the last 6 away league matches Eintracht Frankfurt has a record of 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, against the UEFA Europa League. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 21 of the last 31 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Eintracht Frankfurt came into this game with a heavy defeat, 6-1, on the move to the Leverkusen field, in a game for the German championship: Kostic scored the only goal of the team. It is important to remember that the visiting club drew 1-1 in the first leg of the semi-final of the Europa League. In this game away from home, coach Adi Hütter should keep the 3-4-3, Luka Jovic being the most advanced team: this player the best score of Eintracht Frankfurt in this competition, with 9 goals scored. Despite this, it is important to note that the training that acts as a visitor presents serious weaknesses in the defensive organization and defensive balls. For this game the coach can not count on Tawatha and Haller, both due to injury.