Champions League group stage winners Chelsea will take on Real Madrid in their next match following a comfortable win over Lille in the round of 16.
When Carlo Ancelloti’s Real Madrid take on Thomas Tuchel’s team, Tuchel hopes to extend his unbeaten record against the Spanish giants.
In his three managerial stints at Dortmund, Paris St. Germain, and Chelsea, the German manager has not lost a match against Real Madrid.
There have been six encounters between Thomas Tuchel and Real Madrid. There were two victories and four draws in a row for the sensational manager.
Real Madrid Vs Chelsea: (Head-To-Head)
Chelsea has faced Real Madrid in five competitive matches. The West Londoners came away with three victories and a pair of draws from their four games.
Chelsea vs Real Madrid: a preview (Kickoff date)
A week after the Santiago Bernabeu encounter, Chelsea will return to Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their 2022 Champions League tie against Real Madrid.
Real Madrid Vs Chelsea: (Possible Lineup)
Ancelloti and Tuchel are expected to field formidable squads in this pivotal match. Carlo Ancelotti prefers the 4-3-3 formation, while Thomas Tuchel is more likely to stick with the 3-4-3.
Chelsea’s possible lineup
Defenders: Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Christensen
Wingbacks: Reece James, Alonso
Midfielders: Jorginho, Kante
Attackers: Mount, Havertz, Pulisic
Real Madrid’s possible lineup:
Defender: Militao, Alaba, Carvajal, Mendy
Midfielders: Casemiro, Modric, Kroos
Attackers: Asensio, Benzema, and Vinicius
Asensio, Benzema, and Vinicius are the aggressors.
Real Madrid Vs Chelsea: (Stars to Watch)
Chelsea: Kai Havertz
Chelsea’s best player in recent games has been the German forward. In his last eight appearances for Chelsea, Kai Havertz has netted six goals – making him the most prolific Chelsea player since January 1.
Real Madrid: Karim Benzema
Real Madrid advanced to the quarterfinals thanks to Karim Benzema’s hat trick against Paris St. Germain. Despite his age, the veteran striker appears to be having the best season of his career with 32 goals and 12 assists in just 34 appearances for the club.