Atletico Madrid will host Chelsea at the National Arena in Bucharest in the knockout phase of the Uefa Champions League.
However, they will not find it easy against the visitors who have been on a good run domestically since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as their new manager.
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Latest Odds
The Blues have won their last three away Champions League games in a row and they are backed to continue with their run at (2.90)
Atletico have drawn two out of their last five home games in the aforementioned competition while Chelsea have managed one in five away games. Chances of another draw are tipped at (3.00).
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Team News
The Spanish outfit will be without defender Jose Gimenez who has a muscular problem, the same as Yannick Carrasco. Hector Herrera is also isolated owing to Covid-19. Sime Vrsaljko is not yet fit to be involved, but Joao Felix and Luis Suarez are fit and should feature.
The Blues are set to be without the injured Thiago Silva who has a muscular problem and Christian Pulisic and Kai Havertz will face late fitness tests.
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Match Preview
The Blues are the last team to beat Atletico Madrid away in European competition back in September 2017 when they won 2-1 at new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
In European competitions, the two teams have met seven times and their stats are evenly balanced, with two wins each, three draws, and 11 goals each.
The Mattress Makers prevailed in their only previous Champions League knockout game with the English side, in the 2013/14 semi-finals when they won 3-1 on aggregate.
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Tips and Predictions
Chelsea has won twice in the six Champions League meetings between the sides while Atletico have managed a single win.
While the Blues have scored 10 goals in the process, their opponents have scored seven.
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