Europa League title favourites Chelsea face a potentially tough semifinal tie against German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt starting from the first leg in Germany on Thursday night.
Chelsea and Eintracht Frankfurt occupy fourth spot in their respective leagues which would be enough to secure Champions League football for next season but the Europa League represents a big opportunity to end the season with a silverware apart from qualifying for Europe’s premier club competition.
Ahead of the first leg meeting between the two teams in Frankfurt, Chelsea are slight favourites at the odds of 2.60 according to the betting tips from the stables of Surebet247.
The two teams have identical results at home (Eintracht Frankfurt) and away (Chelsea).
Hosts Frankfurt have won five and drawn one of their six Europa League games at home this season with the only exception coming against Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan.
Chelsea have also won five and drawn one of their six away games in the Europa League this season and the only winless match was their final Group L clash at Hungarian side Videoton.
With an identical record as illustrated above, both teams could play a draw at the odds of 3.30 while a win for the home team has odds of 2.75 as confirmed by Surebet247.