Chelsea return to action today with hopes of advancing into the quarter finals with a win or draw against Atletico Madrid
The Blues enjoyed a flourishing first leg tie after seeing Olivier Giroud net an over head kick to put them ahead in winning ways.
Chelsea are yet to lose any UEFA Champions league game they won first leg at this current stage as they hope to draw strength from the said record.
The Stamford Bridge side are yet to lose any match also since the emergence of Thomas Tuchel as new Chelsea manager, leading the side to 13 unbeaten runs.
It’s no doubt going to be a tough battle tonight after reports revealed Atletico Madrid have every of there stars for and ready to battle Chelsea.
Just like Chelsea to Leeds United, Atletico Madrid slumped to a disappointing draw against 10-men Getafe on Saturday after racking up over 70% of the total ball possession.
Diego Simeone ahead of the clash tonight confirmed Joao Felix could end his scoring drought tonight after hinting of a likely start for the Portuguese.
Chelsea on the other hand will be without Mason Mount and Jorginho after they both got suspended during the first leg game.
Tuchel although still has Billy Gilmour, Matteo Kovcic and N’golo Kanté to chose from in filling the vacuum.
Thiago Silva is still yet to return despite have been an uncalled part of the bench during their victory against Everton.
Tammy Abraham will also not participate in the game as he is also recovering from an injury
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid Predicted Line Up
Chelsea: Mendy; Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Alonso, Kanté, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi; Pulisic, Giroud, Werner.
Atletico: Oblak; Gimenez, Lodi, Savic, Trippier; Koke, Nigguez, Correa, Llorente, Carrasco; Suarez.
Daniele Orsato (Italian
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