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Chelsea vs Wolverhampton Wanderers Prediction & Betting tips
Wolverhampton makes it this season a lot of top club in the Premier League. For example, the Wolves won 2-1 against Chelsea earlier in the season. This weekend these two teams will face each other at Stamford Bridge.
In the Premier League we find Chelsea back in sixth place. Wolverhampton is seventh in the Premier League, but Chelsea has nothing to fear from the Wolves. The Blues have thirteen points more than the pursuer and look up rather than down. Logical: Chelsea wants to qualify for the Champions League of next season and that can be achieved by finishing in the top four of the Premier League. The Blues, together with Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Arsenal, have to divide the third and fourth place in the Premier League and at the moment it does not look like Chelsea will qualify for the Champions League through the competition.
However, the formation of Maurizio Sarri still has a trump card: the Europa League. In the Europa League, Dynamo Kiev was the opponent of Chelsea on Thursday-evening and the Ukrainians were treated to a 3-0 loss at Stamford Bridge. The fact that Sarri players like Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kanté did not start against Dynamo Kiev shows that the Italian has not yet given up the battle for fourth place in the Premier League. Chelsea is already one leg in the quarter finals of the Europa League, but The Blues can not fully gamble on success in that tournament. On paper Chelsea may be the top favorite to win the Europa League in practice also shows that The Blues can sink giant by the ice. In such a case it is certainly not impossible that Chelsea, for example, by an Arsenal or Napoli is eliminated in a European context and therefore The Blues with the Premier League still have a stick behind the door.
Wolverhampton therefore has thirteen points less than Chelsea. It does show that there are no surprises possible in the Premier League. Of course, Leicester City once stunted by winning the Premier League title, but the chance that something like that happens again is rather small. The fact that Wolverhampton, as a PhD student, is so high in the Premier League shows once again that the transition from the Championship to the Premier League is easily bridged. On the other hand, the Wolves also thank their good performances this season to the fighting skills of the club leaders during the summer transfer period – almost every player who has come to Wolverhampton in the summer is of added value.
At Wolverhampton they are certainly not afraid of an away match at Stamford Bridge. DE Wolves played earlier in the season at Old Trafford and at the Emirates Stadium and Tottenham also won Hotspur. On top of that comes the fact that the Nuno Espírito Santo team already won 2-1 against Chelsea and that should give Wolverhampton enough confidence for this match. Those statistics do not always say something, because that is how Wolverhampton lost 1-0 to Huddersfield Town a week and a half ago. Last weekend, the Wolves cleared the defeat against Huddersfield Town by winning 2-0 vs. Cardiff City.
Chelsea vs Wolverhampton Wanderers head to head matches
05.12.18 PL Wolves Chelsea 2 : 1
18.02.17 FAC Wolves Chelsea 0 : 2
25.09.12 EFL Chelsea Wolves 6 : 0
02.01.12 PL Wolves Chelsea 1 : 2
26.11.11 PL Chelsea Wolves 3 : 0