In the marquee conflict of the 2022 Champions League quarterfinal round, momentum holders Chelsea will truly do fight against record 13-time victors Real Madrid in a heavyweight standoff between two clubs that both have assumptions for arriving at the last. They met in last year’s elimination round with Chelsea propelling 3-1 on total objectives.
The Blues are hoping to skip straight back from a shock Premier League rout on account of Brentford when they have the primary leg on Wednesday. Their Stamford Bridge home didn’t not demonstrate a lot of a benefit in an embarrassing 4-1 misfortune to the base half side on Saturday.
Genuine Madrid recuperated from its very own shame (4-0 home misfortune to rivals Barcelona) with a 2-1 street succeed at Celta Vigo on Saturday. Yet, that triumph was defaced by debate after the ref granted Los Merengues three extra shots. The three focuses permitted Real Madrid to keep an important lead in La Liga over rivals Barcelona.
Chief Carlo Ancelotti missed the match against Celta Vigo because of COVID-19, however he was cleared to venture out to London subsequent to testing negative on Tuesday. He recently drove Chelsea to a Premier League title and FA Cup prize during his two seasons in control from 2009-2011.
How to watch Chelsea vs. Real Madrid
|Date||April 6||April 6||April 6||April 7|
|Time||20:00 GMT||15:00 ET||15:00 ET||05:00 AET|
|TV channel||BT Sport 2||CBS, Univision, TUDN||—||—|
|Streaming||BT Sport||fuboTV, Paramount+||DAZN||Stan Sport|
UK: The match will be carried by BT Sport 2 in the UK and streamed on the broadcaster’s online platforms.
USA: In the USA, the match will air nationally on CBS (English) and Univision and TUDN (Spanish) with all three channels available to stream on fuboTV, which also offers a free trial to new subscribers.
Canada: In Canada, every Champions League game streams live on DAZN.
Australia: The match can be seen on Stan Sport, which carries every UEFA Champions League match.
Chelsea vs. Real Madrid predicted lineups
Christian Pulisic may come back into the Chelsea side after returning from international duty. Callum Hudson-Odoi has a back injury and joins Ben Chilwell on the absentee list.
Chelsea predicted lineup (3-4-3): Mendy (GK) — Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger — James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso — Ziyech, Havertz, Pulisic
The Spanish press indicates that Real Madrid are entertaining lining up with a fourth midfielder (Federico Valverde) and leaving Karim Benzema (10 goals in the last six games) and Vinicius Jr. as the lone forwards.
Eden Hazard won’t get to play against his old club after his leg operation to remove a titanium plate installed to help his shin bone heal.
Real Madrid predicted lineup (4-3-3): Courtois — Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy — Kroos, Casemiro, Modric — Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius Jr
Chelsea vs. Real Madrid odds
This match is intriguing, with a wounded Chelsea side looking to reassert itself at home, usually such a fortress for the Blues. Both sides have four wins in their last five matches — except for that one ignominious result each.
It should be a close one, with the Blues most likely to edge out a win according to the sportsbooks.
|Real Madrid Win||13/5||+270||+235|
|Over 2.5 Goals||5/2||+120 / -150||+116 / -148|
|Both Teams to Score||11/2||-115 / -115||-120 / -129|