Football news: Football Chelsea to beat Dynamo despite last-16 place

2022-11-02 10:25

Football news: Football Chelsea to beat Dynamo despite last-16 place

Chelsea must recover from the Premier League defeat at Brighton and will field a team to beat Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League, says manager Graham Potter Round of 16 seats.

Chelsea are top of Group E with 10 points from five games and were beaten 4-1 by Porter's former side in the league at the weekend, their first defeat since taking charge at Stamford Bridge .

Porter says they need to respect the game and he won't be forced to field young players in Wednesday's final group game against Dynamo.

" We have to be ready to win, we are at home and we want to do well. We want to respond from the weekend. We will choose a team that we think can win, " he told reporters.

Dynamo is a talented team and a quality team. They have won the right to come here and Chelsea must be ready for Dynamo. Hope to get good results in the competition.


Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga will be sidelined after Brighton left with a foot injury, but midfielder Mateo Kovacic could be available after a recent calf problem.

Kepa will not be able to play. Then Kovacic just took a precaution against his calf. Chances are, a decision will be made later.

He also dismissed concerns over striker Raheem Sterling , who has been criticised after scoring just four times in all competitions this season