Source: uefa.com The UEFA Champions League is edging closer and closer with the group stage set to drawn on 26th August, in Istanbul, Turkey. On Tuesday 24th August, three matches out of Six matches of the second leg were played, with Young Boys Winning away to Ferencarose, Malmö FF losing to Ludogorets and PSV playing out a scoreless draw at home with Benfica.
Chelsea had a good game against Malmö FF on Wednesday night, but the game led to the injury of two of their main strikers, in the persons of Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku. Both Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner were playing very well in the game before the two were substituted in the first half of the game due to injury.
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.
Chelsea will look to get back to winning ways in the Champions League as they welcome Malmö FF to Stamford Bridge in the Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League Group H encounter. The Thomas Tuchel side are second in group behind Italian Serie A side Juventus, who secured a 1-0 win over them the last time out in the competition.
Returning Allegri, No Ronaldo and the quest is on again for Juventus to deliver the most elusive trophy that is missing since 1996. Having gone no further than the quarter final stage in the last three UCL seasons, Juventus are in for another fight to improve their stakes of making it to the final stage next May, 2022.
Three consecutive wins after two straight defeats, is one nicest way of silencing your critics, and return to top form. Chelsea recorded an impressive 4-0 win over Malmö FF in the midweek but the bad news is that their record club signing, Romelu Lukaku and German striker Timo Werner, both left the match injured.
Max Allegri has started the league the same manner he started in the 2015/2016 season, having won none of his first three league matches this new season. Juventus started the 2015/2016 Serie A season under Max Allegri with a 0-1 home loss to Udinese, followed by a 2-1 loss at Stadio Olimpico and a 1-1 draw with Chievo, in the opening three league matches.
Chelsea's 4-0 Victory over Malmö FF last night was a morale-boosting one for Thomas Tuchel and his boys, but it came at a price. Chelsea lost their two center forwards to different injuries. For now, it's still early to tell how long the pair will spend on the sidelines, but we should have the scan results in a matter of hours.
Chelsea's next six games in all competitions, before the November international break, appear easily winnable now that Brentford is out of the way. Of course, those could be famous last words, but if we are to have any realistic hopes of having a successful season, we must win six games in a row: three in the league (Norwich, Newcastle, Burnley), two in Europe (Malmö twice), and a League Cup fourth-round encounter against Southampton.
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