Chelsea Pep Guardiola’s team will face in Porto as the two teams compete in the English Premier League head-to-head in the European playoff group.
It’s the first Champions League final for the Blues since it was restored in 2012 City of Manchester Meanwhile, she reached this stage of competition for the first time.
Previous confrontations between the two teams this season in all competitions saw City win the first match, but Chelsea have since occupied the lead.The most recent was a 1–0 victory in the FA Cup semi-final last month
Keon, the former Arsenal player, believes that approaching the final with a similar plan could make him believe in another positive outcome.
In his Daily Mail column, Keon said: “Chelsea will work to create a defensive shield in training for those periods when City are in possession of possession. With their full backs, they will create five defenses, and will be a midfield player near them.
“Tuchel’s attackers inside – Mason Mount and one of Christian Pulisic or Hakim Ziyech – will need to land deeply to help the midfield. Timo Werner, whose speed is an important weapon, is capable of leading any break-up.”
“Chelsea would love to repeat their FA Cup semi-final victory. That might have been a victory over City B but the tactics worked perfectly as Werner quickly broke and set Ziyech to score.”
“The statistics say that no one has counterattacked in the Champions League this season more than Chelsea and they have the legs to hurt City in this way.
“As a former defender, I will be interested to see how the Tukhil full-back deals with the challenge.”
Before the match, Tuchel had revealed his confidence in his players and insisted on his belief that his players would get the job done on Saturday.
He said, “I have complete confidence in everyone.” “How bad do you want it?” I felt extremely focused, focused on reinforcement with this week.
“There is confidence and it’s a nice feeling to get to the final. We had two training sessions in London. Today is the last one to find the last details.”
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