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Krasnodar vs Chelsea Betting Tips, Predictions and Odds - Timo Werner to inspire Chelsea win?

  • Krasnodar face Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday
  • The match will take place at Stadion FK Krasnodar
  • Both sides drew their opening games in Group E
  • Chelsea were held 0-0 at home by Sevilla
  • Krasnador drew 1-1 away at Rennes
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Timo Werner can help Chelsea to victory (Getty Images)

Krasnodar take on Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League group stages on Wednesday. Both sides are looking for their first win in the competition after kicking off their European campaigns with draws.

Krasnodar Form

Krasnodar have had a tough start to the new Russian Premier League season, finding themselves 8th in the table after 12 games. Such form leaves them in a desperate chase to seal Champions League qualification for next season but facing a significant uphill battle to do so.

They made a positive start to this year's Champions League campaign after picking up a 1-1 draw against Rennes away from home. Despite falling behind Sehrou Guirassy’s penalty, Krasnodar equalised just three minutes later through Christian Ramirez to take a point back to Russia with them. 

They were unable to add to that result on the domestic front after losing 3-1 at home to Spartak Moscow at the weekend.

Krasnodar Team News

Viktor Claesson and Sergei Petrov will both miss out on Wednesday due to injury. Aleksandr Martynovich should retain his place in the team despite his red card against Spartak Moscow.

Chelsea Form

Chelsea made it three draws on the bounce in all competitions after their 0-0 bore draw away to Manchester United in the Premier League. 

Frank Lampard took a pragmatic approach at Old Trafford as Chelsea fans watched their team draw back-to-back games 0-0 after also doing so against Sevilla in the Champions League last week.

New goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has kept a clean sheet in each of his last three appearances for the Blues.

Chelsea’s form is patchy to say the least, having won just one of their last six games in all competitions.

Chelsea Team News

Kepa Arrizabalaga (shoulder) and Billy Gilmour (knee) are both ruled out for Chelsea. It will be interesting to see whether Frank Lampard sticks with a back three or reverts back to a back four on Wednesday.

Krasnodar vs Chelsea Head to Head

This is the first time these clubs have met in a competitive fixture.

Krasnodar vs Chelsea Odds

Chelsea are the favourites to take the three points in this fixture at 1.44 with bet365, while Krasnodar are available at 7.00 with bet365. The draw is priced at 4.50.

Krasnodar vs Chelsea Head to Head

The talent in this Chelsea squad is comparable to that of some of the biggest teams in Europe. While they haven’t quite clicked yet, I feel it’s only a matter of time before Chelsea begin to gel and this could be a good opportunity for them to gain some confidence.

Attacking players Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic and Timo Werner are still adapting to playing alongside each other, but could they come good against Krasnador?

Krasnodar vs Chelsea Stats

  • Krasnodar have won 1 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Krasnodar have won 3 of their last 9 matches (Russian Premier League).
  • Krasnodar have won 1 of their last 3 home matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Chelsea have won 1 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Chelsea have kept 3 clean sheets in their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Chelsea took 7 points from their 3 away group stage games last season (UEFA Champions League).

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Where is Krasnodar vs Chelsea being played?

Krasnodar vs Chelsea is being played at Stadion FK Krasnodar in Russia.

When does Krasnodar vs Chelsea vs PSG kick off?

Krasnodar vs Chelsea kicks off at 17:55 GMT on Wednesday 28 October 2020.

What competition are Krasnodar vs Chelsea playing in?

Krasnodar vs Chelsea are playing in the UEFA Champions League.



While Chelsea haven’t performed anything close to their potential in the early weeks of the season, I fancy them to pick up some confidence from this Champions League fixture. I’m backing Chelsea to win and for Timo Werner to get on the scoresheet.

Best Bet: Chelsea Win to Nil To Win To Nil @140 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Timo Werner Anytime Goalscorer @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Timo Werner First Goalscorer @300 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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