Red Bull Salzburg vs Chelsea prediction, preview | Champions League 2022-23
On October 25, Salzburg will host Chelsea in the match of the 5th round of the Champions League group stage (Group E). The starting whistle will sound at 17:45 GMT.
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Champions League 2022-23
|Red Bull Salzburg||vs||Chelsea|
Red Bull Salzburg have every chance to reach the playoffs. The team needs to hold on to the 2nd line and so far it works. Moreover, the club has not lost yet, even though the leader of the group has already been defeated.
Salzburg rose mainly due to draws. The team scored four points in matches with Dinamo Zagreb, over which the club won (1-0), after which there was a (1-1) draw.
With such clubs as Milan and Chelsea, Salzburg also played a draw Before this game, Salzburg defeated Austria (3-1) and drew with Sturm (0-0) in the Austrian championship (1-1).
Chelsea, as you know, took the lead thanks to two consecutive victories over Milan, both with a clean sheet (2-0, 3-0).
At the moment, the team from England is in first place in the table with 7 points. If there is a victory in this match, the club guarantees a place in the playoffs.
After the 4th round, Chelsea played 3 matches in the Premier League, during which they were able to score 5 points. The guests beat Aston Villa 2-0, but after that there was a draw with Brentford (0-0).
The last match, which took place against Manchester United, also ended in a draw with a score (1-1). Chelsea have a good attack this season as they have scored 6 goals in the Champions League.
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Players to watch
Salzburg defender Bernardo has failed to keep a clean sheet in three games against Chelsea in his three years at Brighton, but one of his seven league goals ever came.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Chelsea, two of his three goals since joining Chelsea have contributed to unanswered Champions League victories. The player is in good shape and can score here.
Head to Head
In two head-to-head meetings between the two teams, Chelsea won one game and the other ended in a draw.
The last meeting of the two teams took place in the first round of the Champions League group stage, where both teams showed equal football with a score (1-1).
Red Bull Salzburg form guide: D–W–W–D–W
Chelsea form guide: D–D–W–W–W
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|Red Bull Salzburg win 4.50||Draw 4.00||Chelsea win 1.72|
In this confrontation, there will be a preference for performance, or rather, goals for both clubs. The Austrians will cling to an unexpected opportunity to break into the playoffs, especially at home the hosts score on a regular basis.
Guests have injuries to key defenders, but everything is in order with the leaders of the attack. Guests cannot lose points in this pair either, otherwise they will miss the first line in the group.
Prediction for this match: Both teams to score.
- Total under 2.5.