Chelsea face Malmo in the Champions League on Tuesday night at the Eleda Stadium.
Thomas Tuchel’s side saw off the Swedish side at Stamford Bridge two weeks prior with a 4-0 success, putting them solidly in runner up in Group H.
The Blues are second in the gathering, while Malmo are at the foot of the table on zero focuses.
Malmö’s 2020/21 European mission endured four matches. They facilitated through the initial three UEFA Europa League qualifying games without surrendering an objective, beating Cracovia (2-0) and Lokmotiva Zagreb (5-0) at home in the first and third qualifying adjusts individually either side of a 2-0 success at Honvéd in the second passing round, however at that point went down 3-1 at home to Granada in the end of the season games.
Rout by Juve on Matchday 1 finished Malmö’s run of four progressive home European triumphs and was only their third opposite in 16 mainland games in their own arena since that 2019 misfortune to Chelsea (W12 D1).
Malmö have played eight matches against clubs addressing England, the most popular gathering their initial, a 1-0 misfortune to Nottingham Forest in the 1978/79 European Cup last in Munich.
The Swedish side have won just one of their three home games against clubs addressing England (D1 L1), 2-1 against Forest in the 1995/96 UEFA Cup initially round in a tie they eventually lost on away objectives (0-1).
The Matchday 2 loss at Juventus was just Chelsea’s fourth in their last 22 UEFA Champions League matches (W13 D5).
Chelsea have won just five of their last 11 European matches at Stamford Bridge (D4 L2), however those incorporate the last three.
Edouard Mendy kept nine clean sheets in 12 UEFA Champions League coordinates with last season, the most in a mission by a goalkeeper for an English side in the opposition’s set of experiences. He added one more on Matchday 1 this term.
Chelsea have played just four other matches against Swedish resistance beside their 2019 challenges against Malmö.
The main draw between the different sides before this season came in the round of 16 of Chelsea’s triumphant UEFA Europa League crusade in 2018/19, with Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud both scoring in each game for the Blues.
Anders Christiansen’s 80th-minute exertion gave Malmö late expectation for the primary leg in Sweden after Barkley (30) and Giroud (58) both tracked down the net, yet the Frenchman struck again in the 55th moment at Stamford Bridge in front of late objectives from Barkley (74) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (84) fixed an agreeable 5-1 generally speaking triumph.