Insight and Analysis: Al Hilal vs Chelsea Club World Cup 2022 Match Prediction
Al Hilal vs Chelsea Club World Cup 2022 Match Prediction, Preview, Team News, Where to Watch.
Saudi Arabian Al Hilal won their Club World Cup quarter-final against Al-Jazira of Abu Dhabi by a 6-1 scoreline.
With new signing Odion Ighalo notably getting on the scoresheet.
Chelsea begin their Club World Cup campaign in the last four having required extra-time, to overcome lower-league opposition Plymouth at the weekend.Read More Marcelo wants to win another trophy at Real Madrid then retire from football and become an underwear Model
Chelsea, who are in this competition after winning last season’s Champions League. Are expected to overcome their opponents and set up a final against one of Palmeiras or Al Ahly.
Al-Hilal signed former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo in January. He has only scored once in six previous appearances against Chelsea.
They also signed Michael, after he scored 14 league goals with Brazilian giants Flamengo last season.
Al-Hilal also have Matheus Pereira having signed the Brazilian from West Brom last summer. He has played a direct hand in five goals in two previous appearances against Chelsea.
Moussa Marega and Andre Carillo are other attacking options at their disposal.
Edouard Mendy will join up with the Chelsea squad deeper into the World Club Cup tournament after helping Senegal win the Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday.
Reece James has travelled with the squad, despite Thomas Tuchel originally ruling him out. But he is expected to play no part in Abu Dhabi.
English duo Ben Chilwell and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have not made the trip owing to injuries.
A late call will be made on Mason Mount’s involvement, which suggests he may not be risked here.
Chelsea to Win
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