Atletico Madrid Vs Chelsea is another very hot heated encounter which is set to go down later tonight as the UEFA Champions round of 16 keeps getting better after the first batch of games were played last week which we saw some shocking results.
Thomas Tuchel will be hoping he can once again provide a good result as he kicks start his first game in Europe’s top football competition which goes down later tonight with his team ready to fight for a ticket to the next round.
Atletico Madrid is one of the most feared teams when it comes to UEFA Champions League, but the Blues who won’t be playing with them for the first time will be hoping they can grind something out before the second leg at Stamford Bridge.
Atletico Madrid Vs Chelsea Team News
Some good news coming out of the camp of the Blues ahead of the game looks good despite their disappointing 1-1 draw against Southampton in the English Premier League during the weekend which saw Mason Mount scored.
Both teams will be looking to probably get a win or a favorable result as Atletico Madrid won’t be playing at their Stadium due to the coronavirus traveling rules of people coming from outside the country.
The Spanish side lost their last game 2-0 against Levante at home and they will be looking to bounce back against Chelsea who the last time they played against each other was a 1-1 draw after losing 2-1 in the first leg of the group stages.
Atletico Madrid Vs Chelsea Injuries Update
Some good and bad news ahead of the game as Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are both looking fine and sharp with hopes of getting to start the match which goes down later today after missing a few games.
However, Thiago Silva is not among the team which traveled for the game as he was advised to stay back and train before getting full match fitness as he might be looking to play against Manchester United in the Premier League.
Tuchel Talks About Silva:
‘This is a game that is certainly made for someone of Thiago’s quality but unfortunately he is not available,’ explained Tuchel. ‘He is training right now, while we are leaving shortly.
Atletico Madrid Vs Chelsea Lineup And Formation (4-2-3-1)
With mostly the regular starters fits to take part in the match, Thomas Tuchel will be making some changes as the Blues have two crucial games back to back as Manchester United comes up next.
Mendy; Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Hudson-Odoi, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Mount, Werner, Giroud
Bench: Kepa, Caballero, Kante, abraham, Pulisic, Zouma, Chilwell, Ziyech, Gilmour, James, Havertz, Emerson
Kick Off Time?
The game will be going on late in the night as most of the UEFA Champions League games always go on from all across UK to Nigeria which differs and also every parts of the World where you will be watching from.
8:00 PM Uk Time And 9:00 Nigerian Time
Other time will be updated in our Facebook page Chelsea FC NG and the official page of the Blues and also don’t forget to drop your predictions with the game set to go on later tonight.
KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips
This game will be a hard call from both sides who wasn’t on their best during the weekend as the Laliga side lost while the Premier League side played out a 1-1 draw against Southampton who is another struggling team.
The odds don’t favour the Blues getting something really good as they haven’t been tested by a very strong side, although the home team have more advantage which might give them the upper hand base on their current form from this season.
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