Slavia Prague will welcome Chelsea to Sinobo Stadium on Thursday for the first leg of their quarter-final in the Europa League. The Czechs are the surprise package of the tournament so far and in the previous round they managed to eliminate five time champions Sevilla. This is Chelsea’s only hope of silverware for the season and the Blues will go to Prague with the only idea of scoring as many goals as possible and pre-decide the outcome of the tie.
Slavia Prague vs Chelsea Head to Head
Worth mentioning: No records of any H2H matches between the sides.
Slavia Prague vs Chelsea Stats
|As of 08.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Slavia Prague||Win||7 W/ 3 D/ 0 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
|Chelsea||Win||7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game Slavia Prague: Dukla Prague – Slavia Prague 1:5; Lukas Masopust 13′, Miroslav Stoch 18′, Josef Husbauer 22′, 54′, Tomas Soucek 90′; David Doudera 77′; Jan Holenda from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 87′
Last game Chelsea: 03.04.2019 Chelsea – Brighton 3:0; Olivier Giroud 38′, Eden Hazard 60′, Ruben Loftus-Cheek 63′
Top performers Slavia Prague: Miroslav Stoch 14 goals 10 assists, Josef Husbauer 11 goals 10 assists, Tomas Soucek 10 goals 5 assists.
Top performers Chelsea: Eden Hazard 14 goals 12 assists, Pedro Rodriguez 9 goals 1 assist, Ruben Loftus-Cheek 8 goals 1 assist.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Slavia Prague are unbeaten in the last ten matches. Three of their last five outings produced over 3,5 goals, while two encounters saw both involved teams to hit the target. The Czechs are unbeaten at home in 2019 and recorded 4 victories and 3 draws in the process. Both of their Europa League knock-out stage home encounters Slavia ended in draws. In the previous round of the competition the Czechs eliminated record five time champions Sevilla in dramatic fashion. Both legs ended in 2:2 scoreline and the game had to go to extra time. Sevilla scored the first goal and though they are already trough to the quarter finals knowing that Slavia needs two goals. The hosts equalized quick and in in the 119th minute scored the winner to break Sevilla’s hearts.
In their last ten outings Chelsea lost only to Everton during the regular time. Three of their last five matches produced over 2,5 goals, while two encounters witnessed goals at both ends. No draw has been registered in the Blues last twelve away games. In the previous round the Londoners saw off Dynamo Kiyv with an 8:0 aggregate score.
Slavia Prague vs Chelsea News
Missing players Slavia Prague: Stanislav Tecl, Jacub Hromada and Muris Mesanovic are out injured. Jan Sykora and Marko Alvir are under question.
Missing players Chelsea: Marco Van Ginkel and Daniel Drinkwater will miss the game. Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Marcos Alonso and Gary Cahill are doubtful.
Slavia Prague vs Chelsea Predictions
Both teams to score – 1.90 @ bet365