Chelsea vs Roma – UEFA Champions League: Chelsea are the current English champions…
Thanks to an excellent campaign from this London team who was efficient and timely, despite not playing brilliant football.
Tactically they are a team who doesn’t allow for many imbalances and that’s why they have a great coach like Conte.
On the Champions League they are doing very well, because they have beaten Qarabag 6-0 on the 1st round on an easy match where everything seemed to go their way.
Then they won on the last gasp of the match against Atlético de Madrid on a very good performance where the draw was the expected result.
They are on a great position going into this 3rd round. Still, it is worth mentioning that the Blues are coming off a 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
That was a completely unexpected loss that forces the Londoners to give out a good reply on this match already.
Roma has changed their strategy this season after investing a lot last season and getting no returns.
They failed to qualify for the Champions League and failed to win the Serie A’s title, which means they haven’t won anything.
This season they didn’t go on any shopping sprees on the transfer window and despite having lost one or other player like Salah, they were able to keep most of their key players and signed one or two players to surgical positions, and that was it.
On the league they aren’t doing so bad, but last weekend they have compromised their campaign a bit with the 0-1 loss against Napoli on a match where people expected more of Roma.
In the Champions League, they have tied at home with Atlético de Madrid 0-0 and then won away at Qarabag 1-2.
With Chelsea and Atlético as favourites to advance, this Roma side can perfectly get in the fight and leave one of these favourites behind.
Chelsea vs Roma – Betting Tip and Prediction:
Head to head we will have two teams coming off league losses. Chelsea lost to Crystal Palace while Roma lost, at home, to Napoli.
Both teams are looking to react on this Champions’ League match and I give the clear favouritism to the Blues here.
They are a very organized team, who plays quality football and players like Morata, Willian and Hazard who can make the difference at any moment, with a flash of individual brilliance.
Although Roma isn’t playing poorly, on this sort of matches they usually fail and we have to consider that Chelsea has an Italian manager who knows Italian football very well as well as this Roma’s reality.
Chelsea to win is my pick here.
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