Swansea Vs Chelsea
England Premier League.
Date: Sunday, 11th September, 2016
Kick-off: 12:30 UK.
Venue: Liberty Stadium
Swansea host high flying Chelsea for Match day 4 of 2016/2017 English Premier League Season.
Swansea City started the season with an away victory at the Toor moor stadium, but failed to win their next 2 league games. The Welsh side lost in their first home game of the season. Francesco Guidolin led side lost 2-0 to newly promoted Hull City in their league appearance at the Liberty Stadium. Subsequently, the Swans visited the defending champions for Match day 3, and succumbed to a 2-1 defeat at the king power stadium.
Chelsea football club is in search of its 4th consecutive league win, and its 5th consecutive win in a competitive game. The blues produced a sumptuous show in their last game before the international break by thrashing new boys with a 3-0 scoreline. Conte’s boys have failed to drop a point since the beginning of the new campaign.
Swansea Vs Chelsea: Key Facts
- Swansea maintains 2 league games losing streak. In addition, Swansea failed to win in their first and only league game at home so far this season.
- Chelsea maintains 3 league games winning streak. Moreover, the blues gathered maximum point in their first and only league game away so far this season.
Swansea: Team News
Francesco Guidolin could still without the services of new boy Borja Baston. The 24 years old Spanish forward moved to the Selsh side from Atletico Madrid, and failed to featire in any of their games due to a muscle injury.
Swansea: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)
Fabianski: Naughton, Fernandez, Amat, Kingsley: Fer, Cork: Barrow, Sigurdsson, Routledge: Llorente
Chelsea: Team News
Chelsea will still be without the services of the young and tenacious Kurt Zouma. However, the French international is reported to be nearing resumption to active action after a long lengthy battle with ligament injury.
Chelsea: Predicted Line-Up (4-1-4-1)
Thibaut: Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta: Kante- Matic Oscar, Willian, Hazard: Costa
Swansea Vs Chelsea: Head to Head
Last season, Swansea enjoyed their first victory in 10 league clashes with Chelsea. Sigurdsson 25th minute volley gave Swansea 1-0 victory over then Guus Hiddink tutored Chelsea.
However, Chelsea commands 6 victories in the last 10 games with Swansea, compared to Swansea 1.
Swansea Vs Chelsea: Prediction
Considering both sides form coming into the season, it will be pleasant if any one predict a straight win for the blues.
Chelsea has showed great to back up their claim for a possible challenge. However, Swansea will be having the 12th man to their advantage considering the fact they will playing at home.
Regardless, I will predict a win for the Blues with a little chance of both sides sharing points.
Swansea vs Chelsea: Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals at 4/5 (1.80)
Chelsea to win at 4/6 (1.66).