Jose Mourinho will be casting envious glances at Laurent Blanc's attacking options at the Parc des Princes, where Al Hain-Cole expects the Swede to do the businessThere is no doubt which player Chelsea will fear the most when they take on Paris Saint Germain in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final.
With 40 goals in 41 games this campaign, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the undisputed king of the Parc des Princes and bet365's 15/4 (4.75) favourite to open the scoring.
|Odds from bet365
|Ibrahimovic to score anytime||11/8|
|Cavani to score anytime||15/8|
|Torres to score anytime||7/2|
|Hazard to score anytime||4/1|
|Ibrahimovic to score first||15/4|
|Ibrahimovic to score two or more||7/1|
In fact, with 13 of his last 20 goalscoring appearances having featured two or more goals, odds of 7/1 (8.00) are worth considering on Ibra beating Petr Cech at least twice.
In contrast, strike partner Edinson Cavani has struck just once in his last seven games so represents a longer shot at 15/8 (2.88) to score anytime or 5/1 (6.00) to break the deadlock.
The pair are ably supported by the unpredictable talents of Ezequiel Lavezzi, who is available at 9/4 (3.25) to hit a sixth goal in 10 after opening his Champions League account for the season against Bayer Leverkusen in the previous round.
As he accidentally admitted to the French media earlier in the season, Jose Mourinho is not so spoilt for choice in attack, where Samuel Eto'o has been ruled out of the trip to France through injury.
Having seen his side draw a blank in a shock defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday, the Portuguese manager is unlikely to back Fernando Torres to score just his second goal in 11 at 7/2 (4.50) in Paris, regardless of his respectable record in this competition.
Instead, the Blues boss will be hoping for a big performance from the inspirational Eden Hazard, who offers tempting value at 4/1 (5.00) to score a 16th of the season on his return to the land where he made his name.
Elsewhere, Oscar will be hoping to score a seventh goal in 13 Champions League starts after ending an 11-match barren streak with two goals in the recent 6-0 win over Arsenal and is available at 5/1 (6.00) to find the net once again.
|Ibrahimovic to score anytime for a 2pt stake at 11/8 (2.38) with bet365
||Hazard to score anytime for a 1pt stake at 4/1 (5.00) with bet365
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