In Baku closer to midnight will be the winner of the first Champions League in season 2018-2019.
For the third time in history in the Europa League final will play the same
the national Association of. Derby between Arsenal and Chelsea will be the first
English European Cup final since 2008, when “Manchester United”
in the final match of the Champions League on penalties defeated Chelsea.
Chelsea on the way to the Europa League final in 14 European Cup matches had 11 wins
with three draws. In the playoffs the team of Maurizio Sarri consistently beat Malmo
Kiev “Dynamo”, “Slavia” and “Eintracht”.
“Arsenal” in the playoffs twice lost away match, but in the confrontation
with BATE and Rennes was played at the Emirates. In 1/4 and 1/2 final against Napoli
and Valencia wards Unai emery has four wins with a total score of 10:3.
Arsenal and Chelsea in European competition was crossed only once. In the season
2003-2004 in the 1/4 finals of the Champions League after a draw at Stamford bridge (1:1), “the Aristocrats”
at Highbury, won 2:1 and reached the semifinals of the tournament.
As for the personnel situation, “Arsenal” in Baku came without Henry
Mkhitaryan, which for political reasons refused to cross the border
Azerbaijan. Also, the Gunners are left without support of the Holding company and the Ballerina. Chelsea
just will not play rüdiger, Hudson-Odoi and Loftus-cheek, and the output on the field, the piping is
Probably, the match against Arsenal will be the last to leader Chelsea’s Eden hazard,
which is close to transition in “real”. No less serious motivation and a 60-year-old
Maurizio Sarri, for whom today’s title may be the first in his career.
It remains to add that “Arsenal” in case of victory in the final will receive a ticket to the
the group stage of the Champions League. If we win Chelsea, but the pass in the Champions League
get the bronze medalist of the championship of France “Lyons”.
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga – Azpilicueta, Christensen, David Luiz, Alonso –
Kovacic, Jorginho, Barkley, Willian, Giroud, Hazard
Arsenal: Cech – Papastathopoulos, Casalini, Montreal – Maitland-Niles, Jaka,
Torreira, Kolasinac – Ozil – Lacazette, Aubameyang
Stream: “Football 2”, 21:30