Chelsea – Arsenal : Preview & Prediction
The first of the two finals “English of the European cups will see Chelsea and Arsenal at the Baku Olimpiya Stadionu for the title of what is the least prestigious tournament: the Europa League. There will also be a bit of Italy in this game because in addition to the referee Gianluca Rocchi and his assistants, we remember that Chelsea is trained by Maurizio Sarri and counts Davide Zappacosta in his ranks, but two teams that are only 10 km away in London will have to face however in a environment that is 9000 km away from their headquarters and that has raised endless controversy due to the costs and tickets reserved for the fans.The Chelsea, winner of the Europa League in 2012/13, reached this final with only one knockout in 12 official games (7 victories , 4 draws, 1 defeat), including a victory on penalties against Frankfurt’s Eintracht in the semi-finals, with Unai Emery’s home and away victories in Arsenal’s semi-finals against Valencia – afterwards or being at a disadvantage of a goal in both races – they are part of an unbeaten sequence of four official games (3 wins, 1 draw), three of which saw Arsenal win with a handicap of -1.
Chelsea scored 7 wins and 4 draws in 12 seasonal matches in the Europa League.
Never in this edition of the tournament has Chelsea put the first half behind.
In this season away from the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal have conceded goals in 21 of the 27 races played.
Arsenal have never won a match in a European competition against another English team (2 draws, 4 defeats).
In the last 8 comparisons between Arsenal and Chelsea, the balance is in favor of the first with 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat.
According to the bookmakers, Chelsea has the greatest chance of success in the 90 minutes in this competition. In addition, the Blues have never closed the first half at this tournament and it could be interesting to risk Chelsea as the first team to score.
Chelsea – Arsenal : Betting Tips
Arsenal – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70