Chelsea, Real Madrid In Titanic Second Leg Champions League Clash


Chelsea will be seeking to qualify for their first Champions League final since 2012 as the Blues host Real Madrid in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League at Stamford Bridge today.

The first leg, played last week at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, ended in a 1-1 draw, with Karim Benzema canceling out Christian Pulisic’s early strike.

The result gives Chelsea the edge due to the away goal rule heading into Wednesday’s fixture and a goalless draw will be enough for them to cruise through to the finals. So, the onus will be on Real Madrid to take the game to their hosts and come out on top if they are to stay alive in the competition.

Tuchel will be hopeful that the chances missed by his side do not come back to haunt his team. While Zinedine Zidane will be hoping that his team can capitalize on the chances missed by the Blues.

Statistically, Real Madrid and Chelsea have only ever met three times down the years, and the Spanish side have failed to win any of those meetings –…

Source: Complete Sports