Chelsea reconvene with Malmo in Champions League Group H on Tuesday. The European champions are second in the group behind Juventus, while their opponents are bottom of the table with no goals or points. Here is our expert guess on Malmo vs Chelsea football prediction for the Champions League match of the season.
For the home side Anel Ahmedhodzic is anticipated to start in a three-man backline after serving his suspension. As a result of this Eric Larsson should return to right wing-back.
Felix Beijmo is a question mark, but Ola Toivonen, Jonas Knudsen, and Patriot Sejdiu have all been left out.
Due to injuries Timo Werner, Romelu Lukaku, and Mateo Kovacic have all been ruled out until after the international break.
Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount will be evaluated, with the intention of being fit enough to travel to Sweden.
Players that could start here include Kepa, Trevoh Chalobah, and Saul Niguez.
Malmo vs Chelsea Prediction
Malmoe FF has been undefeated in three games after losing 4-0 to Chelsea in their last Champions League meeting at Stamford Bridge. During that time, they have picked up seven points. Only four of their last seven home games have resulted in victories.
Chelsea holds a streak of six winning games and their 3-0 victory over Newcastle gave them a three-point lead at the top of the Premier League table. The Blues will seek to finish game week four tied for first place in Group H with Juventus.
On Tuesday evening, the Blues should have little trouble dispatching Malmoe FF.
Over 2.5 goals have been scored in 8 of Malmoe FF’s last 9 games (Champions League).
In their last three matches, Malmoe FF has lost at both halftime and fulltime (Champions League).
Malmoe FF has dropped their past four games (Champions League).
In their last three encounters, Malmoe FF has conceded at least three goals (Champions League).
In their last three matches, Malmoe FF has failed to score (Champions League).
In all competitions, Chelsea has won the last three meetings with Malmoe FF.
Over 2.5 goals have been scored in each of Malmoe FF’s last three matches against Chelsea in all competitions.
Chelsea has scored at least two goals in each of their last three competitive encounters against Malmoe FF.
Malmo possible starting lineup: Dahlin; Moisander, Ahmedhodzic, Brorsson; Larsson, Rakip, Innocent, Christiansen, Olsson; Birmancevic, Colak
Chelsea possible starting lineup: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Chalobah; James, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Alonso; Mount, Ziyech; Havertz
Our Prediction: Malmo 0-2 Chelsea
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