Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction and Preview
Below is the analysis and score prediction for the match between Chelsea and Dortmund in the second leg of the 2022/23 Champions League Round of 16.
Prediction for Chelsea vs Dortmund result:
Losing 0-1 in the first leg of the Round of 16 Champions League has put Chelsea in a difficult situation going into the second leg. Although they will be playing at home and have shown signs of improvement, it may not be enough to overturn the deficit against an in-form Dortmund.
Many reputable sports websites around the world have given detailed opinions on the upcoming Chelsea and Dortmund match. Most opinions suggest that the two teams will play a tough game, and a draw will most likely be the result after 90 minutes.
According to Sports Mole’s analysis of the players’ performance and statistics, the most likely result in this match is a 42.77% chance of Chelsea winning. A draw has a 24.9% chance, and the probability of Dortmund winning is 32.31%.
The most likely score for a Chelsea win is 1-0 with a probability of 9.01%. The next most probable scores are 2-1 (8.99%) and 2-0 (6.91%). The most likely draw score is 1-1 (11.72%), while the most likely score if Dortmund wins is 0-1 (7.65%).
Prediction for Chelsea vs Dortmund score
Based on the football analysis above, we and the world’s top football websites have come up with the following predictions for the match between Chelsea and Dortmund:
- SportsMole: Chelsea 0-0 Dortmund
- WhoScored: Chelsea 1-1 Dortmund
- Our prediction: Chelsea 1-1 Dortmund
Notable information for Chelsea vs Dortmund game
In their last 7 matches, Chelsea has won only 1 game, drawing 3 and losing 3.
During this period, HLV Graham Porter’s team has only scored 2 goals and conceded 5.
In the Premier League this season, Chelsea is currently 11 points behind the teams in the Champions League qualification spots.
Dortmund is tied on points with Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, with both teams occupying the top two positions in the standings.
Dortmund’s strikers have scored 10 goals in their last 5 matches, with an average of 2 goals per game.
Dortmund is a team that is extremely effective in starting strong, as they have opened the scoring in their last 8 matches.
Football analysis for Chelsea vs Dortmund match
With a minimal 1-0 victory over Leeds in their previous match, Chelsea ended a streak of 6 consecutive matches with only draws or losses. This was a very positive sign for The Blues. The victory not only brought them points but more importantly, boosted the team’s morale and confidence under HLV Graham Porter.
On the other hand, Dortmund has maintained its devastating form this season. With a victory over RB Leipzig in the 23rd round of the Bundesliga, they extended their winning streak to 12. With this momentum, HLV Edin Terzic’s team is full of confidence heading into their away match at Stamford Bridge. At the moment, the yellow and black team is a force that is difficult to defeat.
Team news for Chelsea vs Dortmund:
Chelsea: Aubameyang, Azpilicueta, Badiashile, Kante, Mendy, Mount, Pulisic, and Silva are injured. Reece James is uncertain to play.
Dortmund: Julien Duranville, Kamara, Malen, Morey Bauza, Moukoko, and Ryerson are unavailable. Kobel’s chances of playing are uncertain.
Expected lineups for Chelsea vs Dortmund:
Chelsea: Kepa; Chalobah, Koulibaly, Fofana; James, Kovacic, Fernandez, Chilwell; Sterling, Havertz, Felix.
Dortmund: Meyer; Wolf, Sule, Schlotterbeck, Guerreiro; Ozcan, Can, Bellingham; Brandt, Haller, Reus.
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