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Charlie Nicholas makes prediction for Valencia v Chelsea

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Europe, UEFA Champions League, Group Stage 5 tour

27 November 2019 - 21:55

2

Valencia

2

Chelsea

1 - 0 Carlos Soler Barragan - 40`

1 - 1 Mateo Kovacic - 41`

1 - 2 Christian Pulisic - 50`

2 - 2 Daniel Wass - 82`

Chelsea are back in Champions League action. They are taking on Valencia in Spain.

Frank Lampard’s players need the three points; there is no doubt about it.

However, Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas isn’t so confident that The Blues will get a win.

In fact, in his predictions section via the Sky Sports website, he has forecast a 1-0 Chelsea loss, despite admitting they are an exciting team to watch this season.

He said: “Chelsea are much improved since and you could see that against Manchester City. This is the most exciting Chelsea team I have seen. Chelsea were outstanding for 30 minutes at the Etihad – it was more City-like than not. They didn’t get anything and that tells you something though.

“Valencia do not score a lot, but they do not concede. The Chelsea results against Ajax will be enough to see them through, but I am going for a defeat here. It will be a learning curve for the team. Lampard is using the same players here, so it does take its toll, especially in the demanding games. Injuries could lead to downfall.”

Source- Sky Sports

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