Round 2 Premier League, Chelsea can not win extended circuit after losing 0-2 against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. The turning point of the match came from situations Christensen received a straight red card, followed by the mistake of goalkeeper Kepa and penalty kick miss of 11m of Jorginho made official Chelsea empty-handed.
Chelsea to win
This shows the coach defeat Lampard is still more work to do, especially the assembly of the pieces include expensive rookie Timo Werner, Kai Havertz ...
Tonight, Chelsea will have played in the League Cup Round 3 UK. This will be a good opportunity to coach Frank Lampard to continue testing the new lineup. However, Chelsea's priority will still be a strong victory for the whole team morale.
Expect a lot of changes in the squad with names Abraham, Hudson-Odoi, Caballero, Barkley is right to play right from the start. But this is real B team but Chelsea still very strong and can completely submerge the visitors at Stamford Bridge.
In reverse, Barnsley are rated very low. Last season, the No. 21 Barnsley final and almost could have been relegated (just over relegation true 1 point). In addition, the style of this team entering the new season is not good.
Notably, Barnsley had bad start with two defeats at the UK Championship. In return, they are comforted by the victory over Middlesbrough and Nottingham in the previous two rounds in the League Cup. However, as long as it is not enough to help Barnsley can hope to make up surprised by "The Blues".
Expected if there were an early lead, Frank Lampard's men can create a jubilant victory with the score after 90 minutes gap.
Chelsea: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Tomori, Rudiger, Alonso, Barkley, Jorginho, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Abraham, Hudson-Odoi
Barnsley: Walton, Helik, Andersen, Sollbauer, Mowatt, Ritzmaier, Williams, LUDEWIG, Thomas, Frieser, Chapin.
7 recent games at home in all competitions, Chelsea kept a clean 5 games.
Chelsea won 1, drawn 1 and lost 3 in recent 5 games.
Barnsley won 2, lost 3, in recent 5 games.
Chelsea won 2, lost 1 Barnsley in the closest encounter.
Barnsley lost the match 2/2 first round Division One 2020/21.
Performer Barnsley away is also very bad to lose 11/20 recent games.