Nottingham vs Chelsea | EPL 22-23 | Week 18
The English Premier League is about to reach the halfway point of the season, and these December 31 games will close out the first half of the 2022-23 season with a bang. We have been thrilled by the high-level soccer that’s been taking place. No matter which teams take to the field, we know that being a spectator will be worth it. This Nottingham Vs Chelsea will be yet another action-packed game that’s not to be missed!
The City Ground to Host Nottingham vs Chelsea
Nottingham Look Set to Retain Its Bottom of the Table Position
No outsider finds it easy to get used to a foreign land. And for Nottingham, the Premier League is a foreign land; a competition in which they have merely been participating, almost as bystanders, as they find it difficult to adjust.
After its first 12 games, the Forest team had accumulated 7 defeats and only 2 wins and 3 draws. At the time, this meant nothing but doom and gloom for the season, placing them at the bottom of the table, right in the relegation zone.
Making matters worse, Nottingham Vs Chelsea is coming up. And although they have no choice but to win, they know that this is an almost impossible task.
The most outstanding match that we can rescue from the Forest team, up to their 12th game this season, was the match against Liverpool, which they surprisingly managed to win by the minimum score, 1-0.
Chelsea Remains One of the Best Clubs in the Premier League
Chelsea FC finds itself fighting for one of the more profitable top 5 spots in the table. But the fight at this level is quite close.
Up until their eleventh matchday, they were accompanied in this fight by teams like Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham, and Newcastle. At this stage, the club had accumulated 6 victories, three draws, and only three defeats, allowing them to place in the number 5 position. But everything can change.
Nottingham Vs Chelsea is one of those matches in which the Blues cannot miss the opportunity to add three more points to their total, especially given that they know Nottingham is an opponent they can easily hurt.
Previous Nottingham Vs Chelsea Matches
The most recent Nottingham Vs Chelsea FC match took place in January 2020 at Stamford Bridge.
Unsurprisingly, this match was dominated by Chelsea, who held onto the ball for 76% of the game, whereas Nottingham only had it 24% of the time. The Blues also achieved exceptionally high accuracy in their passes, hitting 91%, while the Forest team achieved just 73%. In terms of shots on goal, Chelsea had five clear chances, while Nottingham had only 1.
The scoreboard had an early opening with a goal by Callum Hudson-Odoi. The striker received a ball from Pedro to send it to the back of the net. In the 33rd minute, Ross Barkley scored the second goal for the Blues. In this way, the match was decided, 2-0 for the locals.
Upcoming games Matchday 19 English Premier League
Next up for these teams are Southampton v Nottingham in the relegation battle and Chelsea v Manchester City.
Prediction for Nottingham Vs Chelsea 2022-23
On this occasion, it is not very difficult to pick a winner between Nottingham Vs Chelsea. If the last time these two met isn’t enough, their respective track records this season should be. The final score will likely end with a 2 goal win for Chelsea.
Hit the bet now button to win with this prediction, or check out our other Premier League predictions for more chances to win.
More Soccer Predictions
Free Sports Predictions
Subscribe to our free newsletter and get them all!