Chelsea vs PAOK
UEFA Europa League
Date: Thursday, 29th November 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Stamford Bridge (London)
Chelsea hosts Greek team PAOK in their fifth group-stage fixture of the UEFA Europa League. The match is scheduled to take place this Thursday at Stamford Bridge.
PAOK is placed dead-last in the group with just three points from their four fixtures. The side managed to post just one win and lost the remaining three of their ties. They scored a total of four goals and conceded five.
Chelsea, on the other hand, has been nothing but unstoppable, especially in their Europa League campaign. They have posted a magnificent 12 points from their four games. Four wins out of four games. Chelsea scored six goals in the process, and conceded just a single goal.
PAOK won against Xanthi in their Greek Super League game, last match-day, The final scoreline was 2-0. Two second-half goals sealed the deal for the hosts, PAOK.
Chelsea, the lone unbeaten team in Europe, until last match-day, no longer has that status. They were defeated on the road, by Pochettino’s Spurs. The final scoreline read 3-1 in favor of the hosts. Alli, Kane and Son got on the scoresheet for Tottenham, while Giroud scored the consolation goal for Chelsea.
Chelsea vs PAOK Head-to-head (h2h)
- Chelsea has a 100% winning record against PAOK.
- PAOK has never scored even a single goal against Chelsea.
- Chelsea was on a 19-match unbeaten run, before it came to an end against Tottenham, last match-day.
- PAOK lost their last two Europa League matches, in a row.
- Chelsea is unbeaten at home in their last 11 games.
- PAOK was winless in two of their last three games on the road.
Chelsea vs PAOK Prediction
The team from England will win this match without sweating much. One more point and they will ensure their participation in the next stages of the tournament. Moreover, after their unbeaten run coming to an end last match day, they will be desperate to get back to winning ways.
Chelsea has a 100% winning record against this Greek team. Also, PAOK has never scored a goal against Chelsea.
Sarri’s men wants nothing but a European triumph. They are targeting to lift the Europa League trophy, and they will want to ensure their participation, in style, at their home. Also, players will get their much needed rest, if they manage to qualify in the fifth match-day itself.
At home, Chelsea is unbeaten in their last 11 matches. The count will become twelve, come Thursday.
Only the hosts will be scoring in this tie. And they will win both the halves.
Chelsea vs PAOK Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score: NO @ 1.87 (7/8)
Half Time/ Full Time: Chelsea/ Chelsea @ 1.87 (7/8).