Atletico Madrid squad revealed for Chelsea clash. Chelsea lock horns with Atletico Madrid in the second-leg of their UEFA Champions League keep going 16 tie on Wednesday evening at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea and Atletico Madrid will go head to head for a spot in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League when they meet in the second-leg of their keep going 16 tussle on Wednesday evening.
The Blues, who kept up their unbeaten beginning to life under head coach Thomas Tuchel on Saturday noon, playing out a goalless draw with Leeds United at Elland Road, hold a one-objective benefit from the main leg.
A second half shocker from Olivier Giroud was enough to settle the challenge in Bucharest, getting Chelsea an essential away objective in front of the return-leg at Stamford Bridge.
Yet, in spite of being an objective to the great from the principal leg a month ago, Chelsea will be completely mindful that the tie is a long way from being done, with Atletico having taken Liverpool out of the opposition last season when fighting against eminent loss.
What’s more, to wrench up the Blues’ feelings of trepidation that little more, the Spanish goliaths will show up in west London with a forward line comprising of Joao Felix and previous Liverpool and Barcelona star Luis Suarez, after Diego Simeone, addressing the media on Tuesday noon, affirmed the team will begin the second-leg.
The Atletico boss said: “Joao will play all along.
“Most likely tomorrow is the correct day for Luis Suarez to end the streak that you are discussing [goalless away from home in Europe]. Why not? Tomorrow could be a delightful day.
“The objective is to improve our circumstance from the principal leg. We don’t have a clue how they will move toward it, yet I understand what we need from the match, which is to win it.”
Not at all like for the principal leg, Simeone has a completely fit yield of players to look over, with wing-backs Kieran Trippier, who is no more unusual to London, and Yannick Carrasco are fit and accessible for choice.
While Simeone has affirmed that both Felix and Suarez, who have scored a consolidated complete of 28 objectives between them, will begin against Tuchel’s in-structure Blues, he has would not part with some other group news, however Atletico have since reported their voyaging crew that will make the outing to Stamford Bridge.
Full Atletico Madrid squad confirmed for Chelsea clash:
Goalkeepers: Ivo Grbic, Jan Oblak & Miguel San Roman.
Defenders: Jose Gimenez, Renan Lodi, Stefan Savic, Felipe, Mario Hermoso, Kieran Trippier & Sime Vrsaljko.
Midfielders: Geoffrey Kondogbia, Lucas Torreira, Koke, Saul, Thomas Lemar, Marcos Llorente, Hector Herrera, Vitolo & Yannick Carrasco.
Strikers: Joao Felix, Luis Suarez, Angel Correa & Moussa Dembele.