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Updated- UEFA Champions League: CHE v SAL - Raheem Sterling can be backed as a captain
Kartik Vyas
Wed, 14th Sep

 

Match details:

UEFA Champions League, 2022-23
Chelsea vs. Salzburg
Stamford Bridge, London
Date. September 15, 2022
Kick-off: 12:30 am IST

Preview:

Chelsea will square off against Salzburg in the upcoming round 2, Group E game of the UEFA Champions League at Stamford Bridge, London in England. In the last UEFA Champions League game, Chelsea faced a 1-0 defeat against Dinamo Zagreb. On the other hand, Salzburg played to a 1-1 draw against Milan in the last UEFA Champions League encounter.

After examining the recent forms and statistics of these two sides, host Chelsea are the slight favorites to secure a win in the encounter but we can expect goals from both ends of the pitch.

Probable starting line-up:

Chelsea(3-4-3):

Kepa Arrizabalaga, Kalidou Koulibaly, Wesley Fofana, Thiago Silva, Reece James, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Marc Cucurella, Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, Raheem Sterling

Salzburg(4-3-1-2):

Philipp Kohn, Andreas Ulmer, Bernardo, Strahinja Pavlovic, Amar Dedic, Nicolas Seiwald, Maurits Kjaergaard, Nicolas Capaldo, Noah Okafor, Dijon Kameri, Fernando

Top picks:

Raheem Sterling: Chelseas forward has scored 3 goals along with an assist in the Premier League this season. He has an average of 1.8 shots per game on goal with a successful passing percentage of 79. He is a clear choice for captaincy in your small league fantasy teams.

Noah Okafor: Salzburgs forward has scored 5 goals and an assist in the Bundesliga this season. He has an average of 1.9 shots per game on goal with a successful passing percentage of 65. He is a differential pick for captaincy in this encounter.

Kai Havertz: Chelseas forward has scored a goal in the Premier League this season. He has an average of 1.3 shots per game on goal with a successful passing percentage of 76. He is a must-have pick in your small league fantasy teams.

Fernando: Salzburgs forward has scored 4 goals and provided 3 assists in the Bundesliga this season. He has an average of 3.6 shots per game on goal with a successful passing percentage of 81. He is a must-have pick in your small league fantasy teams.

Choices for captain and vice-captain:

Raheem Sterling, Noah Okafor, Kai Havertz, Fernando

Score prediction for the Small League:

Chelsea(3-2) Salzburg

Team Combination:


Preferable contest: Head to Head, Small league up to 10 members.

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are of the author and are not a reflection of the actual points you might earn.

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Kartik Vyas
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