The inaugural match of two teams from two different competitions will meet in the 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League in Group H, will bring together Chelsea vs Zenit St. Petersburg on Wednesday, 15 September 2021 at Stamford Bridge Stadium, 02:00 WIB.
The Blues Chelsea managed to start the new season with a very good performance, this time they will return to the Champions League Group H phase by facing their guests Zenit.
Chelsea arrived with a win in their last match in the domestic arena when they faced Aston Villa with a score of 3-0 and this week will play at home.
Successfully winning the European Champions League last season by beating Manchester City, the Blues this season will struggle and try to re-maintain the title.
Chelsea seen in their last 5 matches recorded 4 wins and 1 draw, ahead of entertaining Zenit later coach Thomas Tuchel is predicted to use a 3-4-2-1 formation.
While Zenit St. Petersburg, the Russian team this time will have a very tough match against the defending champions The Blues Chelsea.
Zenit came to Stamford Bridge with an impressive domestic win when they beat Akhmat Grozny 3-1. This will certainly be a very heavy capital for Zenit.
If you look at the last 5 matches, Zenit has performed very well, where Zenit has recorded 3 wins and 2 draws.
Ahead of hosting Chelsea, Zenit's coach, Sergey Semak is expected to use the line-up with an attacking strategy with a 4-4-2 formation.