Tip Sevilla - Chelsea
These two clubs have dominated Group E in the Champions League. Chelsea top the group and are on the same number of points as second placed Sevilla. The other two sides in the group, namely Rennes and Krasnodar have both earned just a single point. The group began with Chelsea hosting Sevilla and that match ended in a goalless draw. Since then, the Premier League side have had three wins, beating Krasnodar 4-0 away and two victories over Rennes with five goals scored. They needed a 91st minute goal to get the winner away in France. Only one of their last six games in this competition has been lost, that was last season at Bayern Munich. Over their last 11 Champions League games played, Bayern are the only side who have beaten them. Chelsea drew 0-0 with Tottenham on Sunday, keeping them third in the Premier League (fourth if Leicester win on Monday). They are now unbeaten in their last 14 games (over 90 minutes) with their last four on the road all won.
Sevilla have also had three group wins since that opening draw in London. They had two home wins over Rennes and Krasnodar but they weren't comfortable ones. Sevilla beat Rennes 1-0 and then needed to come from 2-0 down to beat Krasnodar 3-2. It wasn't easy for them in the reverse fixture with a 95th minute winner needed for the three points. The weekend saw them win 1-0 at struggling Huesca (yet to win in La Liga this season). That was their third straight win in La Liga, taking them to fifth in the table. Overall, Sevilla have won five in a row with both teams scoring in three of them. Champions League home form has seen them lose just one of the last nine (another side losing to Bayern) with both teams on the scoresheet in six of the last eight. Check the line-ups before betting on this game. With both qualified, they may well make a few changes. Winning the group doesn't mean too much when current second placed sides include Atletico Madrid, PSG, Ajax, Real Madrid and Juventus.
Key points Sevilla - Chelsea
Over 90 minutes, Chelsea are unbeaten in 14 league and cup matches.
Chelsea have only been beaten by Bayern Munich in their last 11 Champions League games.
The reverse fixture ended 0-0.
Sevilla have only won two of their last five home matches.
Chelsea have only conceded in two of their last eight league and cup games.
Conclusion Sevilla - Chelsea
Chelsea are on a long unbeaten run at present and that should continue in this Champions League game. They drew with Tottenham on Sunday and their defence again held a clean sheet, their sixth in the last eight games. Sevilla, like their opponents are already through to the last sixteen but have had a struggle in some of their games. A double chance bet on Chelsea to win or draw is the suggested wager to place.
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Sevilla Chelsea Prediction published on November 29, 2020