18:45 GMT 18 October 2017
The Chelsea vs. Roma match will be played on Wednesday, October 18, at the Stamford Bridge, London. This is the second round match of UEFA Champions League group C. Chelsea is currently first on the table with six points, while Roma is second with four points at the moment.
These teams played four matches against each other up to date. Chelsea recorded two victories, Roma had one win, while one game ended in a draw. Their last encounter happened in 2008 when Roma eliminated Chelsea from Champions League by 3:2 on aggregate.
Chelsea suffered two consecutive defeats in Premier League. If the failure against Manchester City wasn't that surprising, the loss against Crystal Palace on the road was a shock. Before that match, Crystal Palace lost all games in the league, and they even failed to score a single goal, but they managed to get two against reigning English champion. Their next game will be against in-form Watford at Stamford Bridge, and Chelsea must win these two matches to get back on track.
Latest matches: Chelsea FC
|14.10.2017||Prem||Crystal Palace||Chelsea FC||2:1||L|
|30.09.2017||Prem||Chelsea FC||Manchester City||0:1||L|
|27.09.2017||UEFA||Atletico Madrid||Chelsea FC||1:2||W|
|23.09.2017||Prem||Stoke City||Chelsea FC||0:4||W|
|20.09.2017||EFL||Chelsea FC||Nottingham Forest||5:1||W|
Roma was defeated against Napoli in the derby match last weekend. They are now trailing by nine points behind the leaders Napoli, but they still have a game in hand. In Champions League they recorded a draw against Atletico Madrid in Rome, and they must win at least a point against Chelsea if they want to stay in the race for the knockout phase of the competition.
Latest matches: AS Roma
|14.10.2017||Seri||AS Roma||SSC Napoli||0:1||L|
|01.10.2017||Seri||AC Milan||AS Roma||0:2||W|
|27.09.2017||UEFA||Qarabag FK||AS Roma||1:2||W|
|23.09.2017||Seri||AS Roma||Udinese Calcio||3:1||W|
|20.09.2017||Seri||Benevento Calcio||AS Roma||0:4||W|
Both teams suffered an unexpected defeat in the league last weekend. They will be cautious, and we should see a defense-minded setup from both Chelsea and Roma. One goal might decide the outcome of the match.
18 October 2017 - 18:45 GMT
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