Match Preview

Juventus vs Chelsea Women preview: Kick-off time, how to follow and much more

Following a show-stopping first match last week, Champions League action is back once more with the Blues in Turin to take on Juventus at the Allianz Stadium. All the information you need ahead of the clash can be found in our preview here…
 

When and where?

The second match of our group stage will take place at Allianz Stadium tomorrow (Wednesday), with a kick-off time of 8pm UK (9pm CET).

How to follow and watch live

As always, you can follow the game via Chelsea Women’s social media channels. There will be live commentary on our Twitter page and regular updates on Facebook and Instagram. Simply search ‘ChelseaFCW' on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

New for this tournament, all the matches will be shown for free on DAZN’s Youtube channel which you can access here.

The form

Last Wednesday, the Blues faced Wolfsburg at Kingsmeadow and treated fans to an enthralling match. Chelsea took an early lead through a brilliant finish by Sam Kerr, assisted by Ji So-Yun, however two defensive lapses allowed the visitors to go 2-1 up by half-time. Wolfsburg were able to capitalise from a third mistake from the Blues early in the second half to make it 3-1.

Chelsea reacted and a goal from Bethany England in the 51st minute left the Blues only trailing by one. A stoppage-time equaliser from Pernille Harder against her former club then sealed the deal, taking a point from the evening.

Since Wednesday, the Blues went on to beat Barclays Women’s Super League newcomers Leicester City 2-0 with goals from Harder and Kirby.

Juventus have yet to play an English team in the Champions League and head into our match having beaten Servette 3-0 in their opening group game. Juventus have won the Italian Serie A league title for the past four years since forming in 2017. Juve’s last match came last Saturday when they beat Napoli 2-0 in Serie A.
 

Chelsea v Juventus head-to-head record

Our one and only meeting against Juventus was back in August 2018 during a friendly at Kingsmeadow which ended 3-0 to Chelsea.

The Blues are yet to face Juventus competitively, our only other previous encounter with an Italian side was against Fiorentina back in 2018’s Champions League when we came away with a 6-0 victory.

Next up for the Blues

After Juventus, the Blues will head on international duty. Following the players' return, the next WSL match will be on Saturday 6 November.
 

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