Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Champions League round 1 game between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea and offer team stats, fixture history and the best betting suggestions for the match.
The spotlight is on both Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea, as the Champions League rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other this coming Tuesday in the battle at Stadion Maksimir.
We are bound to see an exciting game on Tuesday as both Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea are looking to add some much-needed points to their respective accounts.
Position in the Champions League table: Dinamo Zagreb vs Chelsea
In the opening round of the Champions League, Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea will battle for their first points this campaign. Since Chelsea emerge as favorites, they are expected to only be satisfied with all three points from this match. However, Dinamo Zagreb will surely not make it easy for them and might as well want to grab a point in their first game of the season. The opening round of the Champions League will bring us several matches to be excited about and we believe that this clash is one of them.
Latest form and fixture history of Dinamo Zagreb against Chelsea
Dinamo Zagreb looks ahead to new season
Dinamo Zagreb swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 2-1 against Bodo/Glimt. They went on to defeat Sibenik 1-2 and made it three on the spin against Rijeka in a 3-1 victory.
Chelsea in decent shape
It is difficult to point a finger at recent results for Chelsea, as they have performed according to their level. Six points are what the Blues have to show from their past three Premier League matches, as they beat Leicester by 2-1. This was followed by a 2-1 defeat against Southampton, before winning 2-1 against West Ham.
Latest encounters between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea
For the first time ever Chelsea will face off against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League. It will be exciting to see how the two sides are matched in this first Champions League encounter.
Dinamo Zagreb vs Chelsea Stats
Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.
- Dinamo Zagreb have not lost the last 20 home matches in a row
- In the last 10 home matches in a row Dinamo Zagreb played, both teams scored
- Dinamo Zagreb have won 18 of the last 20 home matches
- Dinamo Zagreb have not lost 25 of the last 27 matches
- In 14 of the last 16 matches Dinamo Zagreb played, both teams scored
- Chelsea have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches
- Chelsea have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Chelsea played, both teams scored
- Chelsea have conceded in 8 of the last 10 away matches
- Chelsea have not lost 5 of the last 7 matches
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Mislav Orsic. He is one of the players from Dinamo Zagreb who are in their best form. He managed to find the back of the net three times in his last 6 games, and will surely want to add some more goals against Chelsea.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Raheem Sterling to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently.
Best tips for the match: Dinamo Zagreb vs Chelsea
To sum up, the upcoming match between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.