Sevilla vs Chelsea Preview – Battle for top spot of Group E

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2020-21 UEFA Champions' League, Group E preview: Sevilla vs. Chelsea – Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan – Wednesday, 2 December 2020 – 20:00 BST – Matchday 5 of 6

Sevilla vs Chelsea Preview

Sevilla and Chelsea battle it out for the top spot of the UEFA Champions' League Group E at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday night. Both sides having attained 10 points from their 4 outings and will be vying for a favourable tie in the Round of 16 stage.

Frank Lampard's Blues won three games in a row in the competition since drawing 0-0 with Sevilla on the opening matchday while Los Nervionenses have also followed up their matchday one draw at Stamford Bridge with three straight wins, beating Rennes 1-0 and Krasnodar 3-2 and 2-1 home and away respectively.

While Chelsea's six-game winning streak in the Premier League was punctured by a 0-0 home draw with Tottenham last weekend, Julen Lopetegui's men enter Wednesday's home clash in good form on the back of five wins in a row across all competitions including a 1-0 victory over Huesca to climb up to fifth on La Liga table.

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Lampard is expected not to make any changes to the starting XI that featured in the draw against Tottenham on Sunday. Christian Pulisic who made his return from injury over the weekend will be vying for a start while Kai Havertz could be introduced at some point of the game along with Olivier Giroud.

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