Chelsea vs FC Zenit Dream11: Defending Champions Chelsea FC will start their UEFA Champions League campaign in a quest to defend their title against Russian club FC Zenit St Petersburg on the 15th of September.
Chelsea vs FC Zenit: Preview
Chelsea have started off their Premier League campaign exceedingly well and find themselves in the second spot level on points with Manchester United, who are ahead due to a superior goal difference. The Blues have picked up 10 points from their first 4 matches which included a hard-earned 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Anfield, in a match where they played with 10-men for 45 minutes. Coming into this match they picked up a comfortable 3-0 victory over Aston Villa.
FC Zenit will be making their third consecutive UEFA Champions League appearance this year. The Russian side have dominated in the domestic league these past couple of years and have started this particular season in a similar fashion. They picked up a 3-1 victory this weekend against Akhmat Grozny to take the top spot in the league after the completion of 7-matchdays.
The two sides have not met in the past, making it the first official match between these two European sides.
- Chelsea: WDWWW
- FC Zenit: WWDDW
Chelsea vs FC Zenit: Match Details
- Match Name: Chelsea vs FC Zenit
- Date: 15th September
- Timings: 12:30 AM IST
- Venue: Stamford Bridge
Squads to Choose From
Edouard Mendy, Kepa, Marcus Bettenelli, Lucas Bergstrom, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Trevoh Chalobah, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Malang Sarr, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Christian Pulisic, Saul Niguez, Ross Barkley, Mason Mount, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Lewis Baker, Harvey Vale, Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
Kritsyuk, Sutormin, Lovren, Erokhin, Kuzyaev, Claudinho, Malcom, Sardar Azmoun, Dmitri Chistyakov, Douglas Santos, Danil Krugovoy, Vyacheslav Karavayev, Yaroslav Rakitskyi, Danila Khotulyov, Wendel, Wilmar Barrios, Andrei Mostovoy, Aleksei Sutormin, Aleksandr Yerokhin, Magomed Ozdoyev, Kirill Kravtsov, Artem Dzyuba, Daniil Kuznetsov, Ivan Tarasov.
Chelsea vs FC Zenit Probably Playing 11
Edouard Mendy; Cesar Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger; Reece James, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Marcos Alonso; Mason Mount, Kai Harvertz; Romelu Lukaku.
Kritsyuk; Sutormin, Lovren, Rakitskiy, Santos; Erokhin, Barrios, Claudinho, Malcom; Dzyuba, Sardar Azmoun.
- Mason Mount
Chelsea vs FC Zenit Dream11 Team
Goalkeeper– Edouard Mendy
Defenders- Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Dejan Lovren, Reece James,
Midfielders- Erokhin, Kovacic, Barrios
Forwards- Kai Havertz, Lukaku, Dzyuba
- Vice Captain- Kai Havertz
- Captain- Lukaku
Chelsea have been in great form ever since Thomas Tuchel took over the reins last year in December. They have an impenetrable defense and have added more firepower to their lineup with the signing of goals scorer Romelu Lukaku this season, who has already had a great impact on the side. We expect the Blues to come out with all 3 points from this fixture.
The aforementioned Dream 11 Prediction, Final Prediction, Top Picks are based on our in-house analysis. However, this does not guarantee a positive result.