Champions League Betting: Steaua vs Chelsea - 10 Vital Statistics


10. Steaua Bucharest lost their only previous games against English opposition in the Champions League – two defeats to Arsenal in the 2007/08 group stages. Chelsea are favourites to win at 1.70.


9. Only one Romanian team has ever beaten an English club in the Champions League – Cluj won at Old Trafford in last season’s campaign. A Steaua win can be backed at 5.50.


8. Bucharest beat Chelsea 1-0 at home in last season’s Europa League last-16 first leg. A repeat of that scoreline is priced at 12.50.


Here is the winning goal from that game:


7. However, Chelsea turned the tie around with a 3-1 second leg victory at Stamford Bridge. An identical winning scoreline for Chelsea this time around is available at 15.00.


6. Spanish duo Juan Mata and Fernando Torres grabbed two of the goals on the night. The pair are 3.75 and 2.80 to score at any time, respectively.


5. No Romanian club has scored more than one goal in a game against English opposition in the Champions League. Jose Mourinho’s side can be backed at 2.65 to win without conceding a goal.


4. Steaua have only recorded four victories from 37 Champions League matches. Chelsea are 1.16 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.


3. The Romanians haven’t scored in any of their last four fixtures in the competition. They are 1.63 to score against Chelsea.


2. The Blues have only won two of their previous 10 away games in the Champions League. Steaua are 1.98 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.

1. Samuel Eto’o is yet to score for Chelsea since joining in the summer. The striker is priced at 6.00 to open the scoring.


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