Chelsea Vs Malmo Stats

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Chelsea vs Malmo stats
Chelsea vs Malmo stats

Chelsea vs Malmo stats

Chelsea will host Swedish side Malmo in a Champions League clash on Wednesday night hoping to bounce back to winning ways.

Thomas Tuchel’s side suffered a 1-0 defeat against Juventus last time out, meaning they have a win and a loss from their opening two matches.

Ahead of the match, here are stats and facts.

Chelsea vs Malmo head to head

  • Chelsea and Malmo meet only for the second time in their history
  • The two sides were paired in the Europa League Round of 32 as the Blues went all the way to win it
  • A win for Chelsea will take them to 150 European wins in 279 games
  • Chelsea’s two other competitive games against Swedish teams were against Atvidaberg and Helsingborg

Chelsea stats

  • Chelsea are looking to avoid losing consecutive Champions League games for the first time since losing both legs in the last 16 against Bayern Munich in 2019/20
  • The Blues are five goals short of 500 goals in European competitive matches
  • Chelsea are currently fourth in UEFA’s club rankings and above Barcelona, Real Madrid and PSG
  • This will be Thomas Tuchel’s 10th Champions League game in charge of Chelsea

Malmo stats

  • Malmo won their fifth Allsvenskan league title in the last eight seasons in 2020 and just missed out on their first league and cup double since 1989
  • Malmo’s two previous Champions League group stage campaigns came in 2014/15 and 2015/16 when they finished fourth on both occasions
  • Malmo are hoping to record just their second away win in their European Cup/Champions League proper history, and their first since September 1978 when they won in Monaco
  • Malmo have lost their last five Champions League games by an aggregate score of 0-24
  • Malmo’s only previous meeting in the European Cup with an English team was in 1979 final, losing 1-0 to Nottingham Forest in Munich
  • Malmo have lost all three of their away games against English teams in European competitions

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