2020-21 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE winner Chelsea will host RB Salzburg in their group stage clash on Wednesday.
The last week has been pretty dramatic for Chelsea as they suffered a 1-0 defeat against Dinamo Zagreb and the head coach Thomas Tuchel was sacked by the new owners followed by the appointment of former Brighton manager Graham Potter as the new head coach of the blues. On the other hand, Salzburg put in a valiant effort to pull off a point against Italian giant AC Milan.
Salzburg will go into the match with a convincing 3-0 victory over Ried in the Austrian League. Salzburg’s good run of form and their ability might produce a miracle against Chelsea who still seeking a rhythm under new manager Graham Potter.
CHELSEA: Kepa(gk), Koulibaly, Fofana, T Silva, Chilwell, R James, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Ziyech, Aubameyang.
RB SALZBURG: Kohn(gk), Ulmer, Bernardo, Pavlovic, Dedic, Kjaergaard, Seiward, Capaldo, Okafor, Sesko, Fernando.
PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR
PIERRE EMRIK AUBAMEYANG-
A significant number 9 of this game joined the blues on the deadline day of the transfer market after a successful Half season with FC Barcelona. Aubameyang will have the responsibility of finishing the chances Chelsea creates tonight.
The 22 years old Swiss midfielder scored the maiden goal for Salzburg against AC Milan and also found himself on the scoresheet against Ried.
With tonight’s match, Chelsea will go into a new chapter under Graham Potter and they will try hard to make a winning start. Meanwhile, RB Salzburg will be keen on producing another miracle and putting themselves into a strong position in Group E. And these factors will provide the match with a different dimension.
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