Chelsea is expected to face Barcelona tomorrow in the Champions League round 16 after a 4-0 victory against Hull City in the F.A cup fifth round on Monday at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea new boy shines as well as the Brazilian winger.
According to reports from Chelsea official website, Antonio Conte has mentioned the Frenchman, Bakayoko who will be unavailable to battle Barcelona on Tuesday but didn’t state a reason for his absence, but according to our review, He was dropped due to his poor form.
It will be a difficult event for the blues despite hosting them at Stamford Bridge. Barcelona has been in a good and stable form so far this season. The Spanish giant has never lost in the League.
When and where is the match?
When: Tuesday, February 20 at 9:00 PM BST
Where: Stamford Bridge, London
Those to play?
Since Chelsea boss has ruled out Bakayoko, The Spanish midfielder may feature in his place, Cesc Fabregas. Marcos Alonso will be back to replace the Italians, Emerson and Zappacosta.
247footballtalk possible starting Line-up vs Barcelona.
Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois
Defenders: Azpiliceuta, Andreas Christensen, Gary Cahill (captain).
Midfielders: Victor Moses, Cesc Fabregas, N’golo Kante, Marcos Alonso
Foward: Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morata, Willian.
Considering Barcelona top form, The game will be tough for Chelsea as well as the opposite side. Our predicted score Chelsea 1- 1 Barcelona
Barcelona has only won once in the last six Champions League games played at Stamford Bridge.