Chelsea’s condition to arrive at the Champions League knockout stage is refreshingly basic – win against Lille and they are through, which they are completely expected to do.
The Blues’ local structure has gotten stressing with three Premier League overcomes out of four, however in any event they can put their mainland duties to bed until February after this match whether they remain alive in the Champions League or drop into the Europa League.
There should be little uncertainty that Frank Lampard’s side will stay in the greater challenge since Lille have gathered just one point from their initial five Group H games and were beaten 2-1 at home in the turn around apparatus to this.
What might finish an ideal night for Chelsea, notwithstanding them winning, obviously, is Ajax opening the entryway by neglecting to beat Valencia at home so as to verify top spot in the table and hypothetically a simpler draw for the round-of-16.
What’s more, obviously, having their exchange boycott lifted methods the London club would now be able to fortify their squad in January to build their odds of making a genuine test for flatware in the second 50% of the battle.
Lille’s European experience will be over for the season after this game and despite the fact that they have won the entirety of their last three matches 1-0, Chelsea speak to a lot sterner restriction than those Ligue 1 rivals and we extravagant this to be a normal accomplishment for the Premier League club.