Chelsea W take on the visitors Rosengard W at “Kingsmeadow” in the first-leg clash of the 1/8 final stage of the UEFA Women’s Champions League. The game will be played in London on Wednesday, November 8th.
Chelsea W conducted their last match back to the 29th of October, having defeated Yeovil 6:0. After four rounds played in the WSL 1 Women, the team shares the first-second places in the table with Manchester City W, having gained 12 points with 19-0 goal difference. In the UEFA Women’s Champions League the English ladies have beaten Bayern Munich W 1:0, 1:2 in the 1/16 final stage and eventually promoted to the next round because of away goals rule application. At their own turf Chelsea W have not been broken across eight consecutive clashes since the 5th of October 2016, having earned seven victories and single draw with 32 goals for and four goals against in them.
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Sweden’s Rosengard W haven’t tasted any defeat since the 5th of October for six encounters in a row already, having got four triumphs and two draws during that period. With 21 games behind, Rosengard W sit on the second position in the Allsvenskan Women standings with 42 points taken and 50-22 goal difference. The Swedish side left no chances to Ol. Cluj W in the previous round of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, having beaten them twice with 1:0 and 4:0 scorelines. Rosengard W conducted 16 matches at away fields in this season, having gained 10 wins, two draws and four losses in them.
The teams have never met before. Taking into account strong play of the British team at the home turf, I believe it has good chances to beat Rosengard W in the forthcoming battle in London, earning good handicap before the reverse fixture in Sweden.
Prediction for the match: Chelsea W to win.