The aspiration of every coach is to lead his team to the famous UEFA Champions league football when it comes to league competition in Europe. Not many coaches have got the opportunity to lead their team to this prestigious competition all their coaching career. For a young coach like Frank Lampard to be managing one of the biggest club in England must be a great fit to him.
Chelsea will this night at Stamford Bridge welcome their Spanish counterpart Valencia in the first leg of this seasons UEFA Champions league in group H match. Parading a very young sides that are still trying to blend amidst transfer ban, Lampard has really fared well with the squad in his 5 matches so far in the league and is expected to get a good result to night.
One thing that will favour his side in this game is the instability in the Valencia team at the moment. Haven sacked their best coach in 11years and were battered 5-2 in the hands of Barcelona thereafter may be demoralizing to the dressing room.
Albert Celades who is at the helm at Valencia has express his fears of not coming out with 3 points in London going by the issue at the club but will make the best decision for the game. The coach who may be on borrowed time may be compiling the pressure by fans should he lose against Chelsea tonight but quickly disregarded any fears of possible failure.
Lampard will miss the services of Emerson who is yet to recover from injury picked up while on international duties, Antonio Rudigar limped off in Chelsea 4-2 win over the weekend with Wolves and Tomeri is expected to take his place while l believe Frankie will not risk Kante in the game following his knee injury and Hudson Odoi who played at the under 23 team game will be available for this game.
Frank Lampard has seen his side conceded 13 goals this season in the league and scored same number of goals culminated with 4 goals scored over the weekend while Valencia conceded five and netting two against Barcelona. There match is going to witness over goals for bettors, both teams scoring with both sides playing a pressing football game style.