This year Chelsea will perform a different style, the Blues for 2018/19 season will be handled by new manager Maurizio Sarri. For their first match in the English Premier League 2018/19 season Chelsea will face Huddersfield Town FC. Their match will take place at The John’s Smith Stadium.
The host, Huddersfield Town, is one of the promotion teams in the English Premier League 2017/18 season yesterday. Their movement in the summer transfer market this year is not very visible, maybe because there have no top players brought in by David Wagner’s squad. In their last five matches in the pre-season this year, Huddersfield Town FC recorded three wins and held a draw twice.
Whereas Chelsea, believed to have just reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Mateo Kovacic, previously they managed to hook Jorginho from Napoli. It is important for Chelsea to package victory in their first Premier League party to lift the players’ confidence. Moreover, they will work under the direction of the new manager, Maurizio Sarri.
Head to head Chelsea vs Huddersfield Town
05/10/18 Chelsea FC 1 – 1 Huddersfield Town
12/13/17 Huddersfield Town 1 – 3 Chelsea FC
02/16/08 Chelsea FC 3-1 Huddersfield Town
01/07/06 Chelsea FC 2 – 1 Huddersfield Town
01/08/72 Chelsea FC 2-2 Huddersfield Town
28/08/71 Huddersfield Town 1 – 2 Chelsea FC
Huddersfield Town’s last five matches
07/14/18 Accrington Stanley 3-0 Huddersfield Town
18/07/18 Dynamo Dresden 0 – 0 Huddersfield Town
07/22/18 Darmstadt 98 1 – 1 Huddersfield Town
07/26/18 Huddersfield Town 3 – 1 Olympique Lyonnais
31/07/18 Bologna 1 – 2 Huddersfield Town
Chelsea’s last five matches
05/13/18 Newcastle United 3 – 0 Chelsea FC
05/19/18 Chelsea FC 1-0 Manchester United
07/23/18 Perth Glory 0 – 1 Chelsea FC
29/07/18 Chelsea FC P 1 – 1 Internazionale
08/08/18 Arsenal FC P 1 – 1 Chelsea FC
Prediction of Chelsea vs Huddersfield Town’s Line Up
Chelsea: T. Courtois, G. Cahill, Azpilicueta, V. Moses, Marcos Alonso, A. Rüdiger, Fàbregas, T. Bakayoko, N. Kanté, E. Hazard, O. Giroud.
Huddersfield Town: M. Gorgelin, J. Morel, Marcelo, Rafael, F. Mendy, T. Ndombèlé, L. Tousart, H. Aouar, B. Traoré, M. Depay, N. Fekir.