Betting Preview: Chelsea vs Slavia Prague: Can Mauricio Sarri’s men score in both halves?

The Blues have one foot in the semis and should have enough to dominate the Czechs on home soil from the first blow of the whistle

Chelsea welcome Slavia Prague to Stamford Bridge for Uefa Europa League quarterfinal clash on Thursday night.

Mauricio Sarri’s team have won all European home games this season, scoring 11 goals and conceding just one in the process. They are unbeaten in their last 14 games in this competition and also unbeaten against Czech opponents (W4 D3). The English giants were triumphant in the first leg of this tie through a late winner by Marcos Alonso. They have never been eliminated from any European competition after recording an away win in the first leg, winning all 11 ties. They are backed to come out on victorious at (1.33) odds with Bet365.

Jindrich Trpisovsky’s men will be hoping to overturn the first leg defeat suffered against the Londoners in Prague. They are unbeaten in seven of their last eight matches on the road in all competitions (W6 D1 L1). The Czechs eliminated their previous opponents in this competition and remain undefeated in their last two away meetings, having won at Genk and earning a draw against Sevilla.

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They are considered underdogs as they are valued at a whopping odds of (8.50) by the same betting firm.

The Blues have shared the spoils thrice against Czech opposition in previous European outings. A similar outcome is priced at odds of (5.00).

In seven different outings in this season's Europa League, the Blues have scored in both halves. Banking on this market is valued at (2.10) odds with Bet365.

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