Football fans find club football to be more interesting than international matches, but they also experience some delight when they watch club players succeed for their national teams.
In order to be ready for the approaching World Cup, which would begin in November, many players left Chelsea to play for their national teams in international competitions as well as in friendly matches.
Some Chelsea players have played exceptionally well for their respective nations in recent international matches, and they will return to the club in fine spirits after contributing goals, assists, and clean sheets. A few players have also increased their chances of winning a national trophy by helping their nations advance to the UEFA Nations League semi-finals.
Three Chelsea players may participate in the UEFA Nations League semifinals with their respective national teams as four nations have already confirmed their spots in the semifinals.
So in this article, we will be writing on the three Chelsea players who has qualified with their national team to play in the semi finals of the UEFA Nations League.
1. Cesar Azpilicueta – Spain
Cesar Azpilicueta, the captain of Chelsea, is a key member of the Spanish national team, having been selected for their recent UEFA Nations League matches. On Tuesday night, Spain defeated Portugal with a last-gasp goal from Alvaro Morata to advance to the competition’s semifinals.
The former winners of the World and European Championships would now like to make it to the competition’s final game and take home the trophy.
2. Jorginho – Italy
Despite missing out on the World Cup tournament, the reigning European Championship champions are close to reaching another international cup final. They defeated Hungary by a score of 2-0 to advance to the UEFA Nations League semifinals.
Jorginho, a midfielder for Chelsea, has played a significant role for the Italian national team for many years. If they advance to the finals, he is likely to be on the team.
3. Mateo Kovacic – Croatia
The Croatian national team defeated Austria to go to the UEFA Nations League final four.
The former World Cup finalist would aim to advance to another international final and perhaps win the competition.
If Croatia is successful in winning the Nations League, Mateo Kovacic of Chelsea might also be hoisting an international prize.
Netherland completes the quartet of UEFA Nations League semi-finalists as the fourth nation.
Which among these four countries do you think could win the UEFA Nations League trophy.
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