Thomas Tuchel’s side were beaten in by Juventus 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 tonight – Wednesday, October 20, 2021.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Malmo
TV channel: Tonight’s match will be televised live 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 lineups and team news
Chelsea XI: Mendy, Rudiger, Christensen, Silva, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kante, Azpilicueta, Mount, Lukaku, Werner
Subs: Kepa, Bettinelli, James, Alonso, Chalobah, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Saul, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Havertz.
Malmo XI: Dahlin, Olsson, Brorsson, Nielsen, Larsson, Peña, Innocent, Christiansen, Berget, Birmancevic, Colak
Subs: Ellborg, Diawara, Moisander, Rakip, Abubakari, Gwargis, Nalic, Elle, Bjorkqvist, Lindman
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