CHE Vs BAY Dream 11 Prediction: Chelsea vs Bayern Munich. Staunch challenge up for the hosts today when they face off against Bayern Munich.
Undoubtedly one of the sternest and most colossal test for Chelsea this season, when the side from the Premier League take on Bayern Munich, this clash will be a true test of Chelsea’s guile, fortitude and vigour. Today’s Champions League encounter will bring to the fore the calibre and determination of Chelsea’s young bunch of players who’ll be looking to leave their mark on the global stage.
It’s something the side’s manager, Frank Lampard spoke about in detail prior to the clash with the manager asserting that he has reposed full faith in his squad for this encounter. Also, with the side not in the most sublime of touches off late at home, this will be a stern test for Chelsea on multiple fronts as they look to gain an advantage in the double-header.
What will immensely buoy today’s hosts ahead of the impending clash is the fact that they pulled off a sublime 2-1 win against Tottenham at the weekend, a result which showed the calibre of this unit. It was a comprehensive display for the side, a much needed one after failing to register wins in four clashes, a result which is bound to have instilled immense momentum in the ranks ahead of what promises to be an edge of the seat thriller.
This looks set to be a closely contested affair between two worldclass units, a clash we envisage being decided by extremely fine margins. Both the sides are vulnerable when it comes to defence, a discourse which should see the goals fly by today with us envisioning this one curtailing in a draw.
Probable Playing 11
- Pulisic, Kante and Hudson-Odoi will not be available for the hosts with the players yet to recover from their injuries.
- Sule and Perisic fail to make the cut for Bayern Munich with the players nursing injuries at the moment.
Caballero, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Marcos Alonso, Willian, Mount, Abraham
Neuer, Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies, Kimmich, Thiago Alcantara, Muller, Gnabry, Lewandowski, Coman
Champions League 2019-20
Match: Chelsea Vs Bayern Munich
Date And Time: 26th February, Wednesday- 1:30am IST
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
Television: Sony Ten 2/HD
- Azpilicueta, Rudiger, James, Jorginho, Kovacic
- Davies, Kimmich, Lewandowski, Coman
Top Goal Scorer
- Abraham: 25 Goals, 3 Assists
- Lewandowski: 13 Goals, 3 Assists
Freekick And Corner Taker
- Thiago Alcantara
Chelsea Vs Tottenham: 2-1
Norwich City Vs Liverpool: 0-1
Dream 11 Picks
We’ll be beginning our Dream 11 side with the selection of Willy Caballero from Chelsea for the upcoming contest. He pulled off a stunning display against Tottenham, one which alluded towards radiant brand of goal-keeping and promises to usher our way a slew of save points on the day.
We’ll be beginning this docket of our Dream 11 unit with the pick of Cesar Azpilicueta from Chelsea. The club’s captain has shown tenacity while defending along with providing devout assistance while cantering his way forward as well to make him pristine value for the upcoming tie.
He’s accompanied by Marcos Alonso who not only scored against Tottenham but is always a threat when deployed in the left wingback role. Elsewhere from Bayern Munich we are beginning with Benjamin Pavard who has provided 2 goals and 1 assists with Alphonso Davies.
With the 10 goals and 8 assists, Serge Gnabry from Bayern Munich becomes the first player to be snared by us for the encounter. He scored in the Bundesliga at the weekend and with Chelsea having shipped goals, we envision Gnabry pulling off either the one goal or assist in this one.
Elsewhere from Chelsea, we’ll be venturing in with a trio for the day’s clash with Jorginho becoming our first pick. He’s provided the four goals for the side this season, thriving owing to the way he’s been deployed by Lampard with the player not only parrying the ball but ensuring it switches hands quickly as well.
The five goals and four assists paired with a stunning display against Tottenham sees us make Mason Mount our second pick from the side with Matteo Kovacic coming in to wrap up the contingent for the tie.
Bayern Munich’s leading scorer with the 25 goals and 3 assists, Robert Lewandowski scored in the side’s recent 3-2 win as well to see him become a regulation selection for the day’s affair. The five goals and 14 assists for Thomas Muller see us move in for him as well from the side as we opt for a one-two of picks from the visiting unit.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Chelsea’s current home form will see us make Lewandowski our side’s captain for the encounter while Gnabry is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Willy, Alonso, Azpilicueta, Davies, Pavard, Mount, Jorginho, Kovacic, Gnabry, Lewandowski, Muller
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.