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CHE Vs MAL: Chelsea Team News, Previous Fixtures And Thomas Tuchel's Likely Team Set Up.

The defeat in Turin means Chelsea cannot afford to relax on their laurels if they must qualify from Group H into the next round of this season's UEFA Champions League. Chelsea have had a dip in form since their 1-0 defeats to Manchester City and Juventus in September, claiming a late 3-1 win over Southampton who had a man dismissed in the match on 2nd October, and was luck to leave Brentford community stadium with all three points last Saturday. On Wednesday, they will play host to Swedish Champions, Malmö FF who have zero point in group H.

Ahead of the match at Stamford bridge, 08:00pm (GMT +1), let's look at Chelsea Team News, Previous Fixtures With Malmö FF And Thomas Tuchel's Likely Team Set Up.

Chelsea Team News

Thomas Tuchel revealed his team to face the Swedish side as published on Absolute Chelsea site. Christian Pulisic is the only player missing as the likes of Antonio Rudiger and Thiago Silva are now back after returning late from International duties.

GoalKeepers: Eduardo Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Marcus Bettinelli.

Defenders: Trevoh Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Christensen, Cesar Azpilicueta, Ben Chilwell, Marco Alonso.

Midfielders: N'golo Kante, Kai Havertz, Saul Niguez, Mateo Kovacic, Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Mason Mount.

Forwards: Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Callum Hudson Odoi, Romelu Lukaku.

Previous Fixtures Against Malmö FF

This will be the third meeting between Chelsea and Malmö FF, having previously met in the knock out stage of the 2018/2019 Europa League campaign.


Chelsea defeated Malmö FF 3-0 at Stamford bridge after a 2-1 victory in Sweden.

Chelsea have lost just twice in all competitions, and after two consecutive league victories, it is likely the blues have rediscovered the killer form.

Jon Dahl Tomasson's Men have their two opening group matches but have been brilliant in the Swedish League, and are currently in the midst of a tight battle for the Allsvenskan title, levelled at the top with Djurgardens IF and AIK Fotboll on 44 points with seven games left to play.

Thomas Tuchel's Likely Team Set Up Against Malmö FF

Thomas Tuchel is likely to stick with same 3-4-1-2 or 3-4-2-1 Formation.

Eduardo Mendy is likely keep his spot in goal, with Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta likely to start in the back three.

N'golo Kante and Jorginho are likely to start in the midfield, flanked by Marcos Alonso in the left wingback and James Reece in the the right wingback.

In attack, Kai Harvetz or Mason Mount in the No.10 role behind Timo werner and Romelu Lukaku.

Chelsea 3-4-1-2 Line Ups

Chelsea 3-4-2-1 Line Ups

Predicted Match Outcome

Malmö FF will be desperate for at least a point against the European champions to keep their hope of continuing their European adventure, be it in the Europa League. However, it is blues that are more likely to triumph at Stamford bridge tonight.

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