Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Match Preview & Prediction

Team News

  • David Luiz, Kenedy and Michy Batshuayi are expected to miss out for the home side on Tuesday.
  • Willian and Pedro will push for starts after failing to start at the weekend, but Antonio Conte may stick with a 3-5-1-1 formation here.
  • Gary Cahill and Tiemoue Bakayoko should both start on Tuesday after being rested at the weekend, while Davide Zappacosta may also be restored at right wing-back.
Atletico Madrid
  • Stefan Savic returns after missing their last Champions League game through suspension
  • Thomas Partey may be required at right-back with Juanfran struggling with injury.
  • Ángel Correa and Kevin Gameiro battle for a position up front with Antoine Griezmann.
  • Knowing they need three points to have any chance of progressing, Yannick Carrasco should start here.

Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Chelsea‘s last 7games (UEFA Champions League).

Chelsea have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches against Atletico in all competitions.

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Atletico‘s last 3games (UEFA Champions League).


  • Chelsea have already secured their place in the next round and will secure top spot with a win here, or if Roma fail to beat Qarabag in the group’s other game.
  • Atletico Madrid kept their hopes of a top-two finish alive in the last round and must win at Stamford Bridge and hope Roma fail to beat Qarabag to have any chance of joining Chelsea in the next round.
  • Atletico have rediscovered their goalscoring touch at the right time but Chelsea are the only team that have beaten Diego Simeone’s side in any competition this season. It’s an equally poised game but you have to think Atletico have themselves with too much to do.

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