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“The last week was very tough for us. We need to rest some players,” explained Sarri.
“We have played sixseven, eight matches longer than other European teams [this year ], this means two months without any training. For a British team it’s very tricky to remain competitive in Europe in March, April.
“Ajax did not play with the last game in the Dutch tournament. If an team and with a Europa League game play you can ask to play with Monday. We and 62, 63 hrs later Dynamo play with with. It’s too early,” Sarri added.
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The Italian’s unwanted defeated Malmo 3-0 in Stamford Bridge in their round-of-32 next leg to secure a 5-1 aggregate success.
Their upcoming opponents overcame a tie that was last-32 that was tricky with Greek side Olympiakos in the round.
“My team is good enough to win at home, and also to win away,” explained Sarri.
“we all understand the two matches will be extremely tough – they have been an excellent, physical, young team, very dangerous in counter-attacks since they will have two very, very fast wingers. We now need two very great performances”
The unwanted of dynamo director Olexandr Khatskhevich, whose, has kept his cards close to his chest.
“Favourites only exist on paper. Before the match, chances are merely ever 50-50,” explained Khatskhevich.
“For today, all I am prepared to say about Chelsea is that they wear blue. It’s a bit early to discuss their sort.”
Sarri says Chelsea”don’t have any injuries” until Thursday’s first legbut Ross Barkley is just one booking away from a suspension.
Dynamo Kiev possess Slovenia winger Benjamin Verbic frozen for the game at Stamford Bridge.