Chelsea vs Zenit first opponent in the Champions League championship defense on Tuesday night. Even though Chelsea has made it out of their respective groups six times in the last seven seasons, the visitors at Stamford Bridge haven’t made it past the group stages since 2015. Since the start of the season, Chelsea has surrendered just one goal in the Premier League, and that was a penalty in a 1-1 draw with Liverpool last month.
2020/21 UEFA Champions League Champions Chelsea and Zenit will meet at the Stamford Bridge, London in the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League Stage on Tuesday September 14, 2021. This page will provide information about when and where to view the thrilling Group H Matchday 1 match in the USA.
Their first meeting will take place. Zenit and Chelsea, the reigning UCL champions, have never met in person, either at European Club tournaments or at Club Friendly events.
The match will take place at 3:00 pm (ET) at Stamford Bridge, London, England. This will be an exciting match as the two clubs meet for the first time in the new UEFA Champions League 2020 campaign.
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TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting at 7.45pm.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.
- Chelsea won 9 of 13 UEFA Champions League matches last season (D3 L1).
- As a result, Edouard Mendy is the English goalkeeper with the most clean sheets in UEFA Champions League history with nine in 12 games.
- After a 1-1 draw in Belfast’s UEFA Super Cup on 11 August, Tuchel’s team has already won European silverware. They beat Villarreal 6-5 with penalties.
- 2020/21 Only one point was earned by Zenit in six games. However, they were defeated by Club Brugge as well as Borussia Dortmund and Lazio in Rome respectively. On Matchday 3, they were held to a 1-1 tie at home by Lazio.
- Only three of the 17 European matches that St Petersburg has won have been won by their team (D2 L12).
- Zenit has also only recorded two wins in the last 15 UEFA Champions League matches (D2 L11).
- Zenit has not played an English team since beating Liverpool with away goals in 2012/13 UEFA Europa League round 32 (2-0 h, 1-3 a). They have lost three out of four English games, while winning the first.
Chelsea, Super Cup and Champions League winners, begin the defense of their European crown with a home game against Zenit in Group A. Lukaku already has three goals from three appearances for Chelsea. Zenit will present a disciplined team, making it difficult for them to break down. However, Chelsea’s superior squad should see them through to victory by at least 2 goals.
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