Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea, Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction, UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Atletico Madrid face Chelsea in a tough Champions League encounter. Alley Sport brings Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea and the buildup around the tie.

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Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea. Diego Simeone is in his quest for his first Champions League title after 2 close calls with the trophy. Image Credit- talkSport

Diego Simeone’s new look Atletico face also a new look Chelsea team, with the battle to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Champions League heats up. Suarez and Co. are looking to overcome this Chelsea squad after a strong showing domestically.

Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea: Preview

Atletico Madrid are the surprise leaders, at the top of the La Liga table comfortably with a 10 point gap over rivals Real Madrid. Diego Simeone could divert his attention on their European quest, with Chelsea being a perfect test to put a statement across the Europe’s elite clubs about their title credentials. Simeone has reached the finals of the Champions League twice, unfortunately on the losing side on both the occasions, hoping to just cross the finishing line this time around.

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Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea. Thomas Tuchel brings a new dimension to this Chelsea side which could hurt Atletico’s gameplay. Image Credits- Sports Illustrated

Chelsea are looking fresh under their new German manager Thomas Tuchel, with their unbeaten run since the new era. However, this would be the most difficult test for Tuchel, and the fans hope that this new era builds on for a dominant team in the future.

Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea: Team news

Atletico deal with a major blow with their star man Yannick Carrasco expected to be a major doubt for the game against Chelsea. COVID hit players like Hector Herrera and Thomas Lemar are also doubts, their situation depending upon their match fitness and recovery. Atletico would be resting several key players against Levante in the La Liga matchday, to compete against an inform Chelsea side.

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Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea. Yannick Carrasco, who has been a star performer this season, is expected to be ruled out of the first leg. Image Credits-TransferMrkt

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Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea

Formation: 3-1-4-2

GK: Oblak

LB: Hermoso

CB: Gimenez

RB: Savic

CDM: Koke

LM: Saul

CAM: Vrsalijko

CAM: Llorente

RM: Felix

ST: Suarez

ST: Correa

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Prediction

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Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea. Luis Suarez is in good form, with Atletico favorites to qualify for the quarterfinals. Image Credits- The Indian Express

Atletico Madrid are expected to defeat the Premier League team, inspite Chelsea being in a good run of form. Diego Simeone is an experienced coach, and has chunks of experience in dealing with a young, pacy attacking side as Atletico perform a masterclass in defensive games regularly through out the campaign. Chelsea are expected to give a tough fight, with their new manager Thomas Tuchel rejuvenating the squad, but the La Liga side are prepared to go further in the competition.

The match kicks off at GMT 08:00 PM on Tuesday, 22nd February for British viewers, and the match can be caught live on BT Sport.

For Indian viewers, the match kicks off at IST 01:30 AM on Wednesday, 23rd February , and can be viewed live on Sony Ten Sports Network and Sony LIV. What is your Atletico Madrid predicted lineup vs Chelsea?

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