Edouard Mendy is fully focused on Tuesday night’s Champions League game against Zenit after a strong Premier League performance on Saturday.
The keeper made superb saves to keep his clean sheet against Aston Villa and the form Mendy is in should give him the starting spot in Chelsea’s game against Zenit.
“Another solid performance from the team in a difficult game, especially a great atmosphere at home. Now focus on the next Champions League challenge, ”Mendy wrote on Instagram.
The star will be looking to add another Champions League winner’s medal to his collection after winning one last season with Chelsea.
But will they still be able to go to the end? Their title defense kicks off at Stamford Bridge and here’s everything you need to know about the game.
When is the match?
The match kicks off at 8 p.m. BST on Tuesday, September 14 at Stamford Bridge.
Where can i look?
The game will be available to watch on BT Sport 2. Subscribers will be able to stream the game on the app or their website.
For Chelsea, they are without Christian Pulisic and it is not certain that N’Golo Kante is available.
For Zenit, a knee injury means they don’t have Magomed Ozdoyev and there is no doubt that Dmitry Christyakov will be present due to an ankle problem.
Chelsea: Mendy; Christensen, Silva, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Havertz, Lukaku, Mont
Zenith: Kritsyuk; Sutormin, Lovren, Rakitskiy, Santos; Erokhin, Kuzyaev, Claudinho, Malcom; Dzyuba, Azmoun
Chelsea – 1/6
Draw – 11/2
Zenith – 16/1
The reigning champions will be ruthless in the defense of their title and being at home will further enhance their performance. Zenit will fight well but Chelsea will win in the end. Chelsea 3-1 zenith.