Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid Preview

Tuesday’s match is a must-win fixture for Atletico Madrid, who are yet to score away from home in the competition.

With qualification already in the bag, Chelsea could make a few changes. The Blues will be keen to secure first spot in Group C.

The hosts have already qualified for the knockout stage, but they’ll want to ensure they finish top of the group.

A win for the Blues would confirm top spot, but if Roma fail to beat Qarabag in the group’s other game, Chelsea can lose and still come first.

Atletico Madrid need to win at Chelsea
Atletico must win if they are to have any chance of qualifying, and even then, their fate will be determined by Roma’s result.

The Spanish side come into the match in relatively good form. They’ve won four on the spin and had kept five successive clean sheets prior to Saturday’s 2-1 win over Real Sociedad.

Former Chelsea defender Felipe Luis equalised for Atletico Madrid before Antoine Griezmann scored his fourth goal in his last three matches to win the match.

Chelsea team news vs Atletico Madrid
Antonio Conte has not put a time frame on David Luiz’s return. The defender is sidelined with a knee injury.

Michy Batshuayi and Kenedy have returned to training but Tuesday’s match will come too soon.

Charly Musonda is also out with a knee injury, while Thibaut Courtois is set to face his former club.

Atletico Madrid team news vs Chelsea
Juanfran is set to miss out with a hamstring injury.

Stefan Savic is available again after serving a one-match suspension against Roma.

Filipe Luis and Fernando Torres are set to come up against their former employers again.

Our Prediction : | Under 2.5 | 1.80