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Chelsea FC vs Malmo: Champions League preview


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helsea are looking to bounce back from their defeat to Juventus as they resume their Champions League group stage against Malmo on Wednesday night.

Thomas Tuchel’s side were beaten in Turin on matchday two, having started the defence of their European crown with victory over Zenit St. Petersburg at Stamford Bridge.

They are back on home soil to face the Swedish side who are rooted to the bottom of Group H, having lost their first two games without scoring a goal.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Chelsea vs Malmo is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

Where to watch Chelsea vs Malmo

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 3.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.

Chelsea vs Malmo team news

Thomas Tuchel is considering resting striker Romelu Lukaku, who has struggled in recent weeks after initially hitting the ground running following his summer arrival.

The German can, however, welcome back the likes of Hakim Ziyech, Antonio Rudiger and Thiago Silva, all of whom missed the 1-0 win at Brentford.

Chelsea vs Malmo prediction

Malmo have conceded seven goals in their opening two games without scoring one in reply and are unlikely to find the going much easier here, even if Tuchel rotates heavily.

Head to head (h2h) history and results


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