- Sarri’s thoughts ahead of Baku clash with Arsenal.
- There are lots of positive and negatives for both teams.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has admitted that the final for the Uefa Europa League against Arsenal will be difficult, the match date is 29th May, Venue Baku, Azerbaijan.
Chelsea finished third in the league which guarantees them a spot in the Uefa Champions League (UCL) next season whereas their rivals, Arsenal finished fifth, which means no participation in the UCL for the third time running.
Although if Arsenal can defeat Chelsea to lift the UEL then they can automatically get a spot for the Uefa Champions League which Sarri considers as their Motivation more also a dangerous team during Wednesday’s press conference.
At this moment, we risk to have less motivation than the opponents, but probably they have more pressure on them than we do.
“So there is a positive side and a negative side in both.
“But we didn’t want to play this final for a Champions League place. As I said two months ago, we wanted the Champions League through the Premier League. Then we wanted to win a trophy.
“So the final is very important for us. We aren’t playing for Champions League, but we feel we deserve to win a trophy,” Sarri said.
Head to head Arsenal have the edge, totaling 77 wins 63 losses and 57 draws. However, Chelsea has won the UEL during their 2012/2013 campaign while the closest Arsenal has gotten is a Semi-final finish last season.
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