UEFA Champions League - Match Prediction: FC Krasnodar VS Chelsea
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As mentioned, soccer tips betting Krasnodar had a plethora of absentees for the visit of Spartak Moscow on Saturday, and Musaev has a very limited squad to pick from for the visit of Chelsea.Remy Cabella and Evgeniy Markov both tested positive for coronavirus before the trip to Rennes, while fellow attackers Wanderson and Viktor Claesson are struggling with muscular problems.Ruslan Kambolov and Aleksandr Cherkinov are also nursing injuries and may be forced to miss this one out as well, while Igor Smolkinov is a shoo-in to start at right-back in the absences of Sergey Petrov and Dmitri Stotskiy.Chelsea do not have anywhere near as many injury concerns as their midweek hosts, with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Billy Gilmour both on the treatment table, although Thiago Silva has also been rested for this one.The Blues lined up with three central defenders for their trip to Old Trafford, which ultimately paid dividends defensively as they kept a clean sheet, but Lampard will be going for goals here.Hakim Ziyech is still waiting to make his full debut for the Blues following three substitute appearances in succession, but the former Ajax man has every chance of featuring from the first whistle here.
FC Krasnodar possible starting lineup: Safonov; Smolnikov, Kaio, Martynovich, Chernov; Vilhena, Gazinskiy; Suleymanov, Sabua, Ramirez; Berg
Chelsea possible best football tips starting lineup: Mendy; James, Rudiger, Zouma, Chilwell; Kante, Kovacic; Ziyech, Mount, Pulisic; Abraham
FC Krasnodar VS Chelsea
FC Krasnodar 0-3 Chelsea