Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday Prediction
Sunday, 7:00 pm
England FA Cup
Chelsea play host to Sheffield Wednesday at the Bridge for the 4th round of the English FA Cup fixtures.
The Blues come into this home game following a penalty shoot-out EFL Cup victory over Tottenham Hotspur at the Bridge on Thursday Night football.
Following their (1-0) loss away loss to Spurs, Ngolo Kante put Chelsea in front in the 27th minutes, before Eden Hazard doubled the lead eleven minutes later.
The tie was forced into penalty shoot-out after Chelsea conceded in the 50th minutes.
David Luiz scored the winning penalty to send Chelsea to the final of the EFL Cup, were they will face Manchester City.
Championship side Sheffield Wednesday come into this fixture on the back of a narrow (1-0) home win over Wigan at the Hillsborough Stadium last Saturday.
Steven Fletcher scored the decisive goal in the 62nd minutes as Sheffield registers two straight wins after their loss to Hull City.
Maurizio Sarri‘s men booked a place in the 4th round of FA Cup following a (2-0) win over Nottingham Forest, while Sheffield Wednesday got an away (1-0) win over Luton.
Players to Watch
Ruben Loftus-Cheek is likely to feature for Chelsea in this encounter. He currently has six goals so far this season.
Lucas João is Sheffield’s top scorer with right goals and one assist.
Prediction: Under 4.5 goals
Reason for Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday Prediction
Each of their last five head to head encounters in all competitions have had under 3.5 goals.
Under 3.5 goals have been scored in each of Chelsea’s last eleven games in all competitions.
Each of Sheffield’s last nine games in all competitions have had under 3.5 goals.