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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Champions League


Atletico look to book their place in the knock-out stages as they face a Chelsea side who have already qualified.

With the visitors desperate for a win to keep alive their hopes of qualifying, we are backing the La Liga outfit to make a fast start in west London .

Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Champions League prediction, team news and how to watch on TV and online

Chelsea may have already booked their place in the Champions League knock-out stages, but there is still plenty to play for at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.




Victory over Atletico Madrid will see Chelsea finish as Group C winners, while Diego Simeone’s side must win on Tuesday to stand any chance of progressing.

Should the Liga side win, they must hope that Roma fail to do so in their final clash with Qarabag.

Here’s what you need to know ahead of the match.

How to follow

The match will be shown live on BT Sport. Kick-off is 7.45pm at Stamford Bridge, London. BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.

Alternately, you can follow the action with Standard Sport’s LIVE blog!

Start Time

THIS match takes place on Tuesday, December 5. 

The game will be held at Stamford Bridge.

Kick-off is at 7.45pm.




Team News

Chelsea
Antonio Conte is expected to name an unchanged side following an impressive performance in the Premier League on Saturday. 

Eden Hazard was classed as "unplayable" by many after scoring twice in the 3-1 win over Newcastle and the Blues boss will be looking to him to excel.

Kenedy is still suffering from a knee injury and it is thought that Tuesday's game will come to early for him to feature.

David Luiz and Charly Musonda both remain sidelined with knee injuries.

Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid have to win in order to progress to the knock-out stages of the Champions League.

The side currently sit third in Group C having only won one of their five previous matches.

Diego Simeone's men are on an unbeaten run in La Liga just six points behind leaders Barcelona and they will be looking to Antonie Griezmann to provide the goals.

The 26-year-old forward, who has been linked with Manchester United, scored in Saturday's 2-1 win over Real Sociedad.




Predicted Lines-up

Chelsea Starting XI: 3-4-3
Goalkeeper: Courtois
Defenders: Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Christensen
Midfielders: Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Alonso
Forwards: Willian, Hazard, Morata

Atletico Madrid Starting XI : 4-4-2
Goalkeeper: Oblak
Defenders: Partey, Gimenez, Godin, Filipe Luis
Midfielders: Carrasco, Gabi, Saul, Koke
Forwards: Griezmann, Torres

More Details:


Chelsea VS Athletico Madrid
Stamford Bridge Stadium
7.45pm. on Tuseday
05 Dec. 2017
Champions League

1ST HALF
Chelsea 0-0 Athletico Madrid

2ND HALF
Chelsea 1-1 Athletico Madrid

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