Rafa Benitez’s Chelsea biking to Moscow to face Rubin Kazan on Thursday alive that annihilation added than a above agitated will see them advance to the Europa League semifinal to face either FC Basel or London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.Indeed, the aboriginal leg of this quarterfinal was such a biased activity in London endure anniversary that the Blues should accept been way out of sight.Chelsea defeated Manchester United 1-0 in their FA Cup quarterfinal epitomize arch into the aboriginal leg bender with Rubin Kazan. They followed up their 3-1 achievement endure Thursday with addition win, this time a 2-1 defeat of Sunderland on Sunday.Rubin themselves are aswell in acceptable anatomy in Russia, actual best in their accomplished four outings. Sitting in fourth abode in the league, they draw 0-0 with Kuban at the weekend, who themselves are traveling able in sixth.That draw comes on the aback of absorbing wins adjoin Zenit St. Petersburg and Lokomotiv Moscow, acceptation they accept not absent in calm antagonism throughout 2013.As it is, they currently advance the tie 3-1 on accumulated address of a Fernando Torres brace and Victor Moses strike, giving them a advantageous lead.
It was a arguable amends accommodation at Stamford Bridge that sowed the seeds of doubt, however, afterwards Bibras Natkho adapted from 12 yards afterward a John Terry duke ball.That abroad ambition for the Russians could prove abundantly advantageous on home soil, alive a 2-0 win will defended their access to the semis.It’s not been acclaimed abundant but if the Blues can somehow action their way to achievement in the Europa League they’ll become the aboriginal club in the history of the bold to be the ascendant European Cup and Uefa Cup holders at the aforementioned time. And it’s a honor that will endure for a week, at which point Barcelona exhausted Dortmund in the Champions League final and yield one of Chelsea’s crowns.They would as well become the fourth ancillary to win all three above continental honors, abutting Juventus, Ajax and Bayern MГјnchen on that list.But for any of that they’ve got to get accomplished this alarming Rubin Kazan side. They came out on top of a accumulation that included Internazionale beforehand in the competition, beating the Italians 3-0 in Russia and getting denied by a 92nd-minute Inter equalizer at San Siro as they did so. They’ve already done for Atletico Madrid and captivated Levante in the knockout stages, and they’ve not been baffled in any of their 5 abroad amateur in the Europa League this season.Chelsea, for their part, are best in 11 European amateur at Stamford Bridge back accident to Manchester United in the quarter-finals of the 2010-11 Champions League. But they haven’t begin the Europa League a doddle back bottomward out of Big Cup both Sparta Prague and Steaua Bucharest accept accustomed them problems.
UEFA Champions League
Date: 11 April 2013 | 11-04-2013
Time: 5 p.m. GMT, noon ET, 9 a.m. PT
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Rubin Kazan and Chelsea teams squads and players list details with expected probables line-ups here below.
Rubin Kazan Expected Team Players:
Ryzhikov, Cesar Navas, Kuzmin, Kaleshin, Ansaldi, Sharonov, Orbaiz, Roman Eremenko, Karadeniz, Natcho, Dyadyun.
Subs: Arlauskis, Ryazantsev, Kasaev, Kisliak, Marcano, Tore, Rondon.
Chelsea Expected Players Team List:
Cech, Azpilicueta, Terry, David Luiz, Bertrand, Ramires, Lampard, Moses, Benayoun, Mata, Torres.
Subs: Turnbull, Ivanovic, Oscar, Mikel, Hazard, Ferreira, Marin.
Chelsea team last match play very well and they are become more though target for next match against Rubin Kaza in UEFA Champions League match. so we predict that they are become winner by 2-0 goals but stay here check goals results and watch who will win the match?