In the first match of semi-finals in Champions League, Atletico Madrid will host Chelsea.
Atletico Madrid is three wins away from the title in Primera and three matches away from the title in Champions League. They are playing very good this season and for many people they are surprise of this 1/2 finals, but they deserved it. As Carlo Ancelotti said once: “Atletico Madrid play like Diego Simeone played…tough, focused and tactically perfect.”
Atetico Madrid is the only team without loss in Champions League this season. They lost only once at home this season. They are the team with the best defensive in Primera this season with conceded only 22 goals on 34 matches. Atletico have full squad available for tonight’s match.
Chelsea is standing at the 2nd position in Premier League. They still have some chances to win the title, but after loss against Sunderland 1-2 at home three days ago it will be hard for them.
They are not in the great form. On their last 6 matches in Premier League they lost three times (3-0-3). They are playing good at home, but their away performance is not on the high level. On their last 8 away matches they have managed to win only twice (2-2-4).
Chelsea will be without Branislav Ivanovic (33/3 d), Nemanja Matic (14/0 m), Mohamed Salah (7/2 m) and 2nd top scorer in team, Samuel Eto (21/9 f).
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Possible Line-Ups
Atletico Madrid (4-4-2)
Courtois; Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Luis; Koke, Tiago, Gabi, Arda Turan; Costa, Villa.
Cech; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Ramires, Luiz; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Torres.
Both coaches, Diego Simeone and José Mourinho, will play very tough and their main goal will be to secure their nets.
Atletico Madrid is favorite to win this match, but the first betting option is bet on very small number of goals.
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Betting Tip: under 2.5 goals @ 1.53 (Bet365)
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