FIFA Club World Cup 2021: Al Hilal vs Chelsea prediction and betting tips (February 9)
Al Hilal smashed Al Jazira by six goals to one in round 2 of the FIFA Club World Cup. Will the Boss upset the odds and get a win against Chelsea in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup?
Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) has been in good form recently
Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) has been in good form recently

Al Hilal will play Chelsea in the semi-final of the Club World Cup.

The match will start at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 9 February 2022. The match venue is Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Below you will find betting tips and match predictions for Al Hilal vs Chelsea (February 9) with game preview, statistics and lineups.

Al Hilal vs Chelsea latest odds on betting sites

Al Hilal have their winning odds placed at 12.50 (+1150 American; 23/2 Fractional). Chelsea are the favourites with their winning odds placed at 1.27 (-370; 27/100). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 6.55 (+555; 111/20).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Al Hilal — 8%, draw — 15%, Chelsea — 77%.

Latest betting odds on Al Hilal vs Chelsea (9 February 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.53 (-189; 53/100)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.44 (+144; 36/25)
  • To qualify Al Hilal — 7.30 (+630; 63/10)
  • To qualify Chelsea — 1.09 (-1111; 9/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.64 (-56; 16/25)

Al Hilal vs Chelsea match preview and statistics

Al Hilal smashed Al Jazira by six goals to one as they qualified for the semi-finals. Abdoulay Diaby opened the scoreline in the 13th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Odion Ighalo levelled the scoreline in the 35th minute with a nice header from close range to the high centre of the goal.

Matheus Pereira made it 2-1 in the 39th minute with a left-footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Mohammed Kanoo made it 3-1 in the 56th minute with a header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Salem Al-Dawsari scored the fifth goal of the night with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Moussa Marega made it 5-1 in the 87th minute with a right footed shot from a very close range to the bottom left corner. Andre Carrillo scored the last goal of the night as he converted a penalty. Al Hilal had 51% of the ball with 388 accurate passes. The Boss created 15 chances with five being big chances. Al Hilal had 20 shots with 10 being on target.

Al Hilal are fourth in the league table with 38 points. The Boss have scored 29 goals while conceding 20 goals with a difference of +9. Al Hilal have won three of their last five matches in all competitions.

Al Hilal team news: All players are fit and available for the game.

Chelsea got a 2-1 victory over Plymouth in their last game. Macaulay Gillesphey opened the scoreline in the eighth minute with a nice header into the bottom-right corner. Cesar Azpilicueta levelled the scoreline in the 41st minute with a flicked finish from close range.

The game ended 1-1 in normal time as it went to extra time. Marcus Alonso made it 2-1 in the sixth minute of the extra-time with a right-footed strike into the bottom right corner. Plymouth were awarded a penalty but Kepa saved it as Chelsea qualified for the next round of the FA Cup.

Chelsea had 72% of the ball with 662 accurate passes. The Blues created 27 chances with four being big chances. Chelsea had 41 shots with 11 being on target.

Chelsea are third in the Premier League table with 47 points. The Blues have scored 48 goals while conceding 18 goals with a difference of +30. Chelsea have won three of their last five matches in all competitions.

Chelsea team news: Ben Chilwell is out of the game with an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Reece James is a doubt for the game with a hamstring injury. Ruben Loftus-Cheek is unavailable due to a knock. Edouard Mendy is out due to international duty.

Al Hilal vs Chelsea H2H

This is the first meeting between both sides.

Al Hilal vs Chelsea lineups and key players

Al Hilal projected starting lineup:

  • Abdullah Al-Mayouf
  • Saud Abdulhamid
  • Jang Hyun-soo
  • Ali Al Bulaihi
  • Yasser Al-Shahrani
  • Mohamed Kanno
  • Gustavo Cuellar
  • Moussa Marega
  • Matheus Pereira
  • Salem Al-Dawsari
  • Odion Ighalo

Notable subs: Andre Carrillo, Mohammed Al Burayk.

Moussa Marega has been incredible since he joined Al Hilal. He scored a goal in their 6-1 victory over Al Jazira. The Malian international has scored six goals in the league this season while providing one assist.

Chelsea projected starting lineup:

  • Kepa Arrizabalaga
  • Antonio Rudiger
  • Thiago Silva
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • Jorginho
  • N’golo Kante
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi
  • Hakim Ziyech
  • Mason Mount
  • Romelu Lukaku

Notable subs: Saul Niguez, Timo Werner.

Hakim Ziyech has been in good form recently with top performances in the past few games. The Moroccon international has scored three goals in the Premier League, overperforming his expected goals of 2.22. Ziyech has provided two assists while creating 16 chances.

Al Hilal vs Chelsea predictions and betting tips

Al Hilal were impressive in their last game as they got a 6-1 victory over Al Jazira in round 2 of the FIFA Club World Cup. The Boss are currently fourth in the league with 31 points. Al Hilal have won eight games, drawn seven and have lost two games in the league this season. The Boss have scored 29 goals while conceding 20 goals with a difference of +9. Al Hilal are unbeaten in their last six games in all competitions.

Chelsea got a hard-fought victory over Plymouth in round 4 of the FA Cup. The Blues have struggled recently as they continue to find a rhythm. Chelsea are third in the Premier League table with 47 points. The Blues have scored 48 goals while conceding 18 goals with a goal difference of +30. Chelsea have won13 games, drawn eight and have suffered three defeats in the league this season. The Blues have won three of their last five games in all competitions. Chelsea are yet to win the FIFA Club World Cup as they suffered a defeat to Corinthians in 2012. The Blues will be looking to get a win and qualify for the final.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-2) on Chelsea

Odds: 2.18 (+118 American; 59/500 Fractional)

Al Hilal — Chelsea
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Asian handicap (-2) on Chelsea
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