Original title: UEFA Champions League Group E resolution: Blues qualify without suspense, two new troops accompany the Prince to study
In the early morning of October 2nd, Beijing time, the results of the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League group stage draw were announced. Among them, Premier League giants Chelsea and La Liga powerhouse Sevilla, Russian Premier League team Krasnodar and Ligue 1 club Rennes scored in E group. Judging from the current paper strength, Chelsea, who has invested heavily in signings this summer and is determined to revive their glory, and Sevilla, who have won six Europa League titles, are clearly the biggest favourites to qualify.
Chelsea and Sevilla have no record of a confrontation in the history of the Champions League. This is the first time the two teams have met in the Champions League. In addition to Sevilla, Chelsea and the other two opponents in the same group, Krasnodar, Rennes met for the first time in the Champions League. Among them, the Russian team Krasnodar was able to break into the Champions League main stage for the first time through several qualifying rounds, while Rennes was the third place in the Ligue 1 last season to qualify for the first Champions League main match. It is worth mentioning that Sevilla and Krasnodar met in the 2018-2019 UEFA Europa League group stage. At that time, Sevilla lost 1-2 away and then defeated Kras 3-0 at home. Nodal.
Chelsea, who were unable to sign up due to the transfer ban, stumbled all the way in the Champions League last season. Although they advanced to the knockout stage as second place in the group stage, they were defeated by Bayern in the 1/8 final and stopped in the top 16 . This summer, with the lifting of the transfer ban, the Blues reorganized the team with the support of the club owner and the huge Russian wealthy. They introduced Werner, Haverts, Ziyech, Chilville and Mendy. The intention is very obvious, and that is to revive the past glory. In terms of strength, Chelsea is undoubtedly the strongest among the four teams in Group E of the Champions League this season, and there is almost no suspense to qualify. Compared with the Premier League giants Chelsea, Sevilla is slightly inferior in card strength, but its "King of the Europa League" is well known. With their rich experience in the European war, it is not difficult to lock a qualifying spot.
Among the top 32 of the Champions League this season, 4 new faces have appeared, including Istanbul, Rennes, Krasnodar and Central Jutland. According to statistics, this is also the season with the largest number of new players in the Champions League since the 2011-2012 season. What's interesting is that among the four new Champions League teams, two of them were drawn into Group E-the Russian Super League team Krasnodar, and the Ligue 1 club Rennes. As a newcomer to the Champions League last season, Atlanta made history without being optimistic-reaching the quarter-finals. However, whether it is Krasnodar or Rennes, it is not easy for them to replicate the dark horse miracle of the Serie A team. It is necessary to know that Chelsea and Sevilla in the same group are superb teams. Therefore, if nothing else, these two Champions League new forces may only play the role of accompany the prince to study.
Considering that Chelsea and Sevilla are more powerful in this group, there is almost no pressure on both to qualify. As a result, the biggest suspense of this group lies in the issue of title ownership. At present, although the Blues are stronger than the La Liga players, this does not mean they sit back and relax. Statistics show that nearly 10 times in the European war against the Spanish team, Chelsea's record of 1 win, 5 draws and 4 losses is very bleak. The only win back to September 2017, when they played 2 away in the Champions League group stage. -1 defeated Atletico Madrid.